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Brookhaven and SBU partner to curb illegal off-campus housing Newsday: Stony Brook, Brookhaven fight illegal off-campus housing CBS: Stony Brook Residents Complain Students Are Overcrowding Illegal Off Campus Housing Friends of Stony Brook Rd is Making Progress and Seeking Volunteers NEWSDAY: How Brookhaven can help with Stony Brook U.’s growing pains
 
Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine held a press conference Sept. 8 to address the issue of illegal off-campus housing. Photo by Alex Petroski

Brookhaven and SBU partner to curb illegal off-campus housing

Coordinated with the start of a new school year, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine (R) delivered a clear message to landlords who rent to university students within his jurisdiction during a press conference Sept. 8:

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Newsday: Stony Brook, Brookhaven fight illegal off-campus housing

The start of the fall semester at Stony Brook University has renewed efforts to crack down on illegal off-campus student housing in neighboring communities

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CBS: Stony Brook Residents Complain Students Are Overcrowding Illegal Off Campus Housing

Tucked outside of Stony Brook University, they often stick out like sore thumbs — run down, lawns torn up for parking — and neighbors fed up over an explosion of illegal off campus student housing.

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Friends of Stony Brook Rd is Making Progress and Seeking Volunteers

A group of individuals, who are members or our organization, formed a committee to address issues regarding safety as well as improving the appearance of Stony Brook Rd.

In 1962, Stony Brook University's campus was built along the North Shore on land donated by local philanthropist Ward Melville. Since then, the university has become nationally recognized for its scientific research and development. Stony Brook University is seen here on April 25, 2015. Photo Credit: Doug Kuntz

NEWSDAY: How Brookhaven can help with Stony Brook U.’s growing pains

In just over a decade, Stony Brook has made an impressive journey from a commuter school to a flagship university in the state system. The needed housing and amenities have yet to complete the trip.

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NEWSDAY: Pol decries East Setauket deck collapse, investigation continues

August 29, 2016

A Brookhaven councilwoman is speaking out about rentals as the town’s investigation continued into what caused the collapse of a deck holding dozens of people during an East Setauket house party.

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Posted in Featured, Media Coverage, News

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NEWSDAY: Student housing around SBU an ongoing problem, Romaine says

August 26, 2016

Brookhaven Town officials on Monday are to return to an East Setauket house as part of their investigation into what caused or contributed to the collapse of a deck holding dozens of people, Supervisor Ed Romaine said.

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Posted in Featured, Featured Videos, Media Coverage

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A letter from SBU President Dr. Stanley

May 21, 2016

Attached is a letter from the President of SBU addressing one of our main issues of student housing.

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Proposed Heritage Graduate Housing of Stony Brook

Member Update: May 21, 2016

May 21, 2016

For the past few years we have been in search of developers willing to build OFF Campus housing to help alleviate some of the influx of college boarding houses into our single family neighborhoods. One such developer, Jim Tsunis, has come forward with a proposal

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Posted in Featured, Member Updates

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Upcoming Meeting: June 8, 2016

April 30, 2016

Mark your calendars! Stony Brook Concerned Homeowners will be holding a meeting. All are welcome!

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Posted in Events, Member Updates

Brookhaven Town Hall

Member Update: March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016

We still need the Town of Brookhaven to authorize early morning and late night surveillance to obtain probable cause for a search warrant at some of the worst violators of the Brookhaven Town Codes in the Three Village Area.

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Posted in Member Updates, Uncategorized

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Member Update: February 12, 2016

February 12, 2016

This is food for thought regarding the ongoing fight we are having in our communities against illegal college boarding houses and other illegal rentals in our area.

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Brookhaven Town Hall

Member Update: January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016

The Spring semester will be starting on January 25th and I expect that you will start seeing students moving into the college boarding houses in our community. As always, we still hold fast to our belief that college boarding houses do not belong in our single family neighborhoods.

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Member Update: December 8, 2015

December 8, 2015

Over the past few weeks some of you have been reporting addresses of college boarding houses to us that appear to be out of compliance. Please be assured that we forward this information to the Brookhaven Law Department for review.

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Supervisor Romaine speaking during the State of the Town address.

Member Update: November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015

Last week the Town voted to give our cause yet another tool to help combat illegal housing. It has to do with the landlords not being able to use just any home inspector, but one who has credentials they would not want to put at risk.

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