On November 8th, voters approved to establish

 The Peconic Bay Community Housing Fund

On November 8, 2022, Southampton Town voters approved a local law to amend Chapter 140 of the Southampton Town Code to establish a half-percent tax to fund the Peconic Bay Region Community Housing Fund which will allow for the creation of affordable housing opportunities in the Town.  

An Advisory Board will review the Town’s community housing plan and make recommendations to the Town Board on possible housing opportunities. If you are interested in participating on the advisory board please complete the attached application and return it to via email to  kbak@southamptontownny.gov

Affordable Housing Builds a Sustainable Community and Creates a Better Town:

  • Provides Housing For the Town’s Essential Workers including First Responders, Fire/EMS workers, hospital workers, public servants, and teachers.
  • Strengthens the Town’s Economy by ensuring that workers live near their jobs, that local employers have access to the best and most skilled employees, and that the spending of residents’ income stays in the town. 
  • Supports Town Residents of all ages and stages of life including young people who are just starting out, young families with children who need stability, and seniors who wish to securely age in place.

Contact Us

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    Kara Bak

    Director of Housing &
    Community Development
    Email Kara Bak

    Office Location
    240 W. Montauk Highway, 2nd floor, 
    Hampton Bays, NY 11946

    Mailing Address
    Town of Southampton - Town Hall
    116 Hampton Road
    Southampton, NY 11968

    Ph: 631-702-1731

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