An article by Judy Tierney in The Block Island Times reads:
Island residents hoping to qualify for future affordable housing attended a forum hosted by the Block Island Housing Board last Saturday, January 12. They were joined by Cooneymus Road homeowners and other interested townspeople, to discuss options for the Brown/Smith property, a 4.5-acre parcel off Cooneymus Road the town purchased to add to the island’s affordable housing stock.
In a rare show of unity, there was an apparent consensus among the prospective residents that the property should hold home-ownership units, not rentals.
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