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Keeping Our Young People in Huntington: The Need for Affordable Rental Housing and Downtown Revitalization

A Huntington Community Summit

Doors open 8:30 AM

Saturday, November 19th 2016 9:00AM – 12:00 Noon
Cinema Arts Centre • 423 Park Avenue • Huntington, NY

  • Opening Plenary: Cool Downtowns Are Needed and Possible (9:00-10:00 AM)

Keynote Speaker: Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri

Reaction Panel:

Frank Petrone, Huntington Town Supervisor

Jennifer Cassidy, Board Member, Huntington Township Housing Coalition

Peter Elkowitz, President, LI Housing Partnership (invited)

Mitch Paley, Executive Director, LI Builders’ Institute

Robert Scheiner, Huntington Chamber of Commerce

  • Workshops (10:10-11:10 AM)

Workshop *1: Youth Flight from Huntington: Who Will Be Here to Buy Our Homes?

Workshop *2: Political and Decision-making Resources for Creating Affordable Rental Housing in Huntington

Workshop *3: Density and Multifamily Housing: Coping with Sewage, Traffic and Water Conservation

Closing Plenary: Hope for the Future and Next Steps (11:15AM – 12:00PM)

Sponsored by the Huntington Township Housing Coalition and the League of Women Voters of Huntington