Tag Archives: Affordable Housing

Circling the Brain Drain

It seems that Destination LI, “a nonprofit community building and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain vibrant centers” on Long Island, has been quietly busy in recent months. Recently, the group released a survey, which, to nobody’s surprise, shows that millennials are not exactly thrilled with Long Island’s housing options. The solution?...
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It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

It’s all over the news this morning: Long Island’s wealthy areas are experiencing the dreaded brain drain. As reported by David Winzelberg in LIBN: “Long Island housing advocates and business leaders are calling on the state’s attorney general’s office to enforce affordable housing laws here, in the wake of a new brain-drain study...
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The Cost of Housing

The following was written for LIBN's Young Island: Just when you think you’re out, they pull you back in. This week’s piece was going to be on an issue other than affordable housing and the brain drain on Long Island (such as the apparent demolition of Inisfada and the village of North Hill’s failure to...
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Our Flawed Housing Policy is the Real Brain Drain

The following was written for LIBN's Young Island: I’ve written about the topic of affordable housing  multiple times on Young Island. It’s both our greatest regional failure, and the key to our success in the 21st century. Yet, for such an important topic, there is still a fundamental lack of understanding of the problem,...
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