Ulster IDA gets comptroller’s suggestions for housing policy

October 14, 2021

Daily Freeman

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Gallagher, who was a board member from 2006-08 and its administrator from 2011-13, said that recent public controversy over the Kingstonian tax breaks showed a need for getting public input into the agency policy. She added that an agency policy change that accommodated Kingstonian developers may have been “policy clean up” but damaged trust in the community at the same time the housing market was making it difficult for moderate-income residents to afford new homes or apartments.

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