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N. Hempstead to weigh senior housing plan

The North Hempstead Town Council on Jan. 25 will consider an application from Harbor Homes Llp to build a 48-unit senior housing complex on 1.5 acres of land in Port Washington.

Called Harbor View apartments, the complex would have  underground parking, a fitness center, lending library and social room. I

t’s designed for residents aged 55 and older who make between 50 and 60 percent of the area’s median income, which is $103,000, said Sean T. Rainey, executive director of the North Hempstead Housing Authority.

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“It’s very difficult nowadays for seniors to live in Long Island,” Rainey said. “You have to make it affordable for them.”

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