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New York State General Municipal Law §72-h Transfer Program

Suffolk County, acting through its Department of Economic Development and Planning transfers designated habitable improved parcels, uninhabitable improved parcels, and vacant parcels to participating municipalities for the construction and/or reconstruction of affordable housing as described in §36-2B of the Suffolk County Administrative Code. These parcels are subject to covenants and restrictions requiring participating municipalities to transfer these parcels to eligible individuals whose income does not exceed 80% of the HUD-established limits for the Nassau-Suffolk PMSA adjusted by family size, unless the Director, subject to legislative approval, issues a waiver and authorizes the transfer to eligible individuals whose income does not exceed 120% of the HUD-established limits.

Interested parties are encouraged to obtain further information by selecting the links below.

Suffolk County Administrative Code Article XXXVI: Affordable Housing

U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development – Uncapped Income Limits

U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development – Fair Market Rents

New York State General Municipality Law §72-h

72-h Affordable Housing; Request for Extension

72-h Affordable Housing; Certification Prior to Closing

Application for Streamlined Review of Workforce Housing Developments

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901