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Families to buy six new affordable homes in Roosevelt

Hempstead NY - Monday Nov. 22, 2010; Newsday/

Hempstead NY - Monday Nov. 22, 2010; Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.: Roosevelt resident Chadine Grahm holding up her lottery ticket with Town of Hempstead supervisor Kate Murray and Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby while celebrating being picked as one of the six lottery winners to be selected for affordable homes during a lottery held at Hempstead Town Hall Monday Nov 22, in Hempstead NY. Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr. Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Town of Hempstead held a Thanksgiving-time lottery Monday to sell six newly constructed, affordably priced homes in Roosevelt to families in need. Each 1,500-square-foot house will be purchased from a developer for $160,000, which town officials say is half the market value. Read more about the lottery here.


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