Affordable housing becomes a focus for Borough Assembly
July 22, 2021
The Borough Assembly discussed the need for more affordable housing to attract young people to Petersburg during Monday's meeting.
Assembly Member Jeff Meucci requested the discussion item in an effort to focus the assembly's attention on attracting younger families by having affordable housing and dependable childcare available. "Bottom line is we need more affordable housing in Petersburg," Meucci said. "How can young people move into Petersburg if there's no places to buy or no lots available?"
Meucci said that the land the borough owns near the airport could be used and that organizatio...