Tompkins County Housing Strategy, For Your Review

Categories Housing & Development, Ithaca, Politics

The Tompkins County planning department released a draft version of the proposed county Housing Strategy this afternoon, June 15.

The county legislature’s committee on planning, development and environmental quality will review the draft strategy at a public meeting on June 20 at 4 p.m. in the legislature chambers, 121 E. Court St. The idea is to make a recommendation on the final strategy for a vote by the full legislature by sometime in July.

Read this TruthSayers story if you’re interested in some of the background of this housing strategy. Read the whole draft housing strategy, embedded below or at this link, and then share your thoughts with your county legislator.

TruthSayers is gearing up to do a whole bunch of work on how to improve the housing situation. If you have ideas on how to make places to live in Tompkins County and Upstate New York better and more affordable, email


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