Village of Westbury creating housing enforcement unit to crack down on illegal housing

Residents will receive fliers informing them of the

Residents will receive fliers informing them of the changes and specifics to the housing enforcement program. (March 28, 2014 6:09 PM)

The Village of Westbury is creating a housing enforcement unit and hiring two new officers to crack down on illegal housing.

The village will also conduct inspections without notice and increase housing violation fines. It will also raise fees and toughen maintenance rules for homes owned by absentee landlords.

“It's not targeted to any particular people, it's just targeted to a situation,...

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