A proposal to construct 34 one-bedroom and studio apartments in four buildings on Sandy Hollow Road in Tuckahoe has been put on hold while the Town of Southampton explores the proposal further.
According to a report on 27east, a public hearing on the proposal was stopped on Tuesday with town leaders stating that the proposal requires more examination by a panel of affordable housing experts and that public meetings will be held in the near future.
The project, a vision of Vesta Development, of Manhattan, has approvals from 2009, however, the project was halted due to the recession. The new application was submitted in March, calling for the construction of 18 more apartments than what had originally been approved four years prior.
Now, the developer needs approvals under the town's planned development district, which allows for multifamily housing in exchange for a community benefit. The property is currently zoned under the town's R-80 zoning, which allows for one residence per 80,000 square feet.
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