Community Housing Fund Plan Committee

The Town Board launched the ‘All Hands on Housing’ initiative in January 2022 to address the critical housing situation in the Town of East Hampton. New York State has adopted legislation that will the Town to establish a 0.5% real estate transfer tax to help fund affordable housing. The Community Housing Fund Plan Committee has been established to develop the local legislation and implementation plan to be voted on at a referendum in the fall.

2022 Members
  • Catherine Casey
  • Thomas Crouch
  • Jackie Lowey
  • Rick Whalen
  • Jon Yellen - Chair

  • Tom Ruhle, Housing Director
  • Jeremy Samuelson, Planning Director
  • Jennifer Nigro, Assistant Town Attorney

Town Board Liaison
  • Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc