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Jan 26, 2012 8:13 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Large Water Mill House Demolished In Fire

Firefighters Battle Major Water Mill Blaze
Firefighters Battle Major Water Mill Blaze
Jan 27, 2012 5:52 PM

UPDATE 5:27 p.m.

Reached by phone separately Friday afternoon, Michael Polacco and Paul H. Fried, the owners of the Water Mill mansion, both said they were shocked by the fire.

“I don’t know what to think. I’m just overwhelmed. I am grief-stricken and I’m so saddened that this beautiful property is not standing,” said Mr. Fried.

“I’ve been a resident of the Hamptons in one way or another for a decade, and I’ve never seen anything like this, you know. Never,” said Mr. Fried. He said he was in East Hampton at the time of the fire, but that he could not speak further, as he was on his way to meet with insurance representatives. He did not immediately return a later call.

Meanwhile, Mr. Polacco said he was in Manhattan, where he said he lives part-time, during the conflagration. “I was stunned. I’m in shock. I had no idea. I mean, how would anybody feel?” he said.

When asked about his charge of having no-rental permit, he said the permit had expired. He said he was unaware of specific details shared by the justice court, but said he believed the $750 fine levied against him had been taken care of this week.

When asked about neighbors’ comments that the house at 18 Jordan Drive was a “party house,” Mr. Polacco replied, “One year there were partiers, I guess is the word for it, but that was a couple years ago.”

Southampton Town fire marshals visited the site of the fire Friday, but said only that the case was still under investigation.

UPDATE 12:06 p.m.

Southampton Town Justice Court officials said that Paul H. Fried, 52, of East Hampton, is due in court on Friday, February 17, to face charges involving the house at 18 Jordan Drive. Mr. Fried, who officials said is also an owner of the property, along with Michael Polacco, faces three charges of not having a required rental permit and three charges of having transient rentals.

Court officials said the charges stem from three dates this past summer—June 24, July 7 and September 10—and that he is accused of renting out the Jordan Drive house for periods as short as a weekend or week at a time. Any rentals for 29 days or less is a violation.

Court officials said Mr. Polacco, who shares an East Hampton address with Mr. Fried and also has a Manhattan address, was charged with not having a rental permit for the 18 Jordan Drive property. His violation dates back to July 29, 2009, but when he failed to show up for a court conference that fall, a bench warrant was issued on November 20, 2009, they said. He was fined $750 on April 9, 2010 for the charge, court officials said, adding that another bench warrant was issued on December 15, 2011 for failure to pay the fine. Court officials said Mr. Polacco paid the $750 in cash this week, on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, two days before the house burned down.

Southampton Town Chief Investigator David Betts said Town Code Enforcement has been familiar with the 18 Jordan Drive house, having received complaints about transient rentals and such. “We don’t typically comment once these go to court,” he said.

UPDATE Friday, 9:57 a.m.

According to Southampton Town records, the Water Mill house that was destroyed by fire on Thursday night was purchased in May 2007 for $1.7 million by Michael Polacco, who has the Jordan Drive address listed as his primary mailing address.

The two-story house was assessed by the town at $3.5 million and had seven full bathrooms and six bedrooms, according to town records.

The property was currently on the market for $4.7 million. The Corcoran Group lists the 6,800-square-foot house as having 11.5 bathrooms and 10 bedrooms on 1.5 acres. The property included a Gunite pool, spa and sunken tennis court.

UPDATE 10:17 p.m.

Southampton Town Police said a Head of Pond Road resident reported seeing a “red glow” to the north of her home from what appeared to be a fire at 6:47 p.m. Town Police and Southampton and North Sea fire departments were dispatched to the scene, police said.

Authorities said they found a large home at 18 Jordan Drive “fully involved with fire” and endangering nearby homes.

Firefighters from Southampton, Hampton Bays, Riverhead, Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Flanders were called to the scene. Southampton Volunteer Ambulance stood by to rehabilitate responding firefighters. Ambulance crews from Southampton Village, Hampton Bays, Flanders, Bridgehampton and East Hampton Village also responded to provide support at the scene.

Police said no injuries were reported as of about 10 p.m.

Southampton Town fire marshals responded to the scene to investigate the cause of the blaze, police said.

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Thank you to all the responders, a fine effort indeed.
By PBR (4945), Southampton on Jan 26, 12 9:46 PM
The house has been listed for sale since 2009. I smell a rat
By itsamazing (222), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 7:36 AM
Finally the neighbors can enjoy a quiet summer ! This solution should be explored more often for group rentals, Code Enforcement cannot keep up with all the complaints. so ...
By Bill in Riverhead (190), Riverhead on Jan 27, 12 8:11 AM
That's why we keep people like you in Riverhead... You can burn anything you want, just stay on that side of the Canal...
By The Royal 'We' (198), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 12:17 PM
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By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 27, 12 4:36 PM
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Your a jerk!!!!!
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 27, 12 4:42 PM
The Royal "We" That is!
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 27, 12 4:43 PM
Why? You feel that vigilante arson is an acceptable means of justice?
By BlackLab (40), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 1:15 AM
Great job by our firefighters!!!!! Happy to hear noone was seriously hurt.......
By rjhdad (73), southampton on Jan 27, 12 7:42 AM
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God Bless the firefighters who put this out. I too smell a rat.
By local (106), north sea on Jan 27, 12 11:40 AM
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Nice job, responders.

Interesting stats:

Purchase Price (in May, 2007) - - - - - - $$1.7M
Assessed Value (4&1/2 yrs, later) - - - - $$3.5M
Insurance Coverage - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ???????

By highhatsize (4146), East Quogue on Jan 27, 12 11:57 AM
So most listings have lost value since 07 and this triples????Amazing......
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 27, 12 6:55 PM
Gee, I didn't hear any thunder last night?
By Swankston (2), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 2:27 PM
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Hmm, but there was a little bit of lightning...
By East End 2 (150), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 5:40 PM
There goes Mr Betts again getting his name in the headlines...
By FLRalph (9), Flanders on Jan 27, 12 3:41 PM
As grand-dad used to say, if it smells like *, looks like * and feels like *, its *. This one is a no brainer.
By Swankston (2), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 5:33 PM
When I saw the pictures of the blow up pool I figured there was no fire hydrant in the area. Obviously many pumper trucks were required to fill the pool. Drove by Jordan Dr. today and there are no fire hydrants. I thought hydrants were required in new developments? The location of hydrants is something to think about when you buy or rent a home.
By auntof9 (153), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 6:11 PM
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I didn't notice the owners quoted as thanking the local volunteers who were called out to the fire.
By M. O'Connor (147), Southampton on Jan 27, 12 8:56 PM
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Sometimes houses just burn down. People can't help but speculate with little to no facts.
By dnice (2345), Hampton Bays on Jan 27, 12 9:01 PM
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If houses sometimes just burn down??? A property worth 4 mil with alledgedly no fire alarms and a negative rental history for being an irritant to the neighborhood with fines continually NOT PAID until bench warrants are issuedI'd say its pretty easy to speculate.....And if this is true how dare they rent it out to people for the past 3 years......Your statement defies logic!
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 28, 12 10:36 AM
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How exactly does it defy logic? Seriously, I can't wait to read your response.
By dnice (2345), Hampton Bays on Jan 28, 12 4:04 PM
Sometimes houses just burn down????..um..Does that mean that my house will just burn down??It will just decide to burn itself down?POOF no reason just a house burning... No reason at all.... Just for the record, I've never seen a pack of matches spontaneously combust , generally you have to take one of the matches out and rub it on the striker...There is always some kind of initial ignition being a candle,faulty wire,stove left on~ um some idiot takes fireplace embers and puts them in a bag in ...more
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 28, 12 7:39 PM
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Btw~ Logic dictates when something happens there is a cause and effect...That's all!!!! Elementary my dear????
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 28, 12 7:45 PM
I was referring to the speculation that it was arson. House that was for sale mysteriously burns down so it must be arson, doubtful, at least until there is some proof to suggest otherwise. Probably bad wiring as some of the houses built in that neighborhood were built fast and sketchy. Oh but don't let that get in the way of your delusions of insurance fraud. Always good to give people the benefit of the doubt. So you thought I meant that the house just spontaneously combusted huh? You are a ...more
By dnice (2345), Hampton Bays on Jan 28, 12 8:58 PM
Oh, We're supposed to give these PROVEN code violaters and PROVEN party house landlords the benefit of the doubt but yet you just accused the builders of sketchy work and bad wiring!!!!Where's your proof dnice???Oh, and if thats what you meant by "some houses just burn down" maybe you should have explained yourself to begin with because we are not mindreaders on this forum ...nope, not even a genius like myself would have been able to decipher what you were implying dnice!!! And I had no idea that ...more
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 31, 12 5:55 PM
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Nope, not mindreaders, just baseless speculators. Get back to me when the investigators come up with some proof. Until then, keep on hatin'.
By dnice (2345), Hampton Bays on Feb 1, 12 8:54 PM
Never said I hated!!! There is something wrong with the way you interpet what people are speculating with the facts that are already out there....I hope we are all wrong in what we suspect but one thing is for sure, people like the homeowners of this property should not be able to run a business in a residential area that disturbs the immediate neighbors...Don't worry dnice, I have no problem with eating some crow if I'm wrong, how about you?
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Feb 5, 12 1:35 PM
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By greenmonster (20), southampton on Jan 27, 12 9:24 PM
I am the Senior Public Adjuster for Long island Public Adjusters representing Paul Fried and Michael Polacco on this loss. Let me say that they both have expressed extreme gratitude to the firefighters and made it a point to personally thank everyone that was on the scene.
We are currently working directly with the Town Fire Marshal and the Insurance Company to determine the exact origin and cause. At this time it has been deemed sudden and accidental however additional investigation is ...more
By Kevin Godfrey (3), Stony Brook on Jan 27, 12 10:06 PM
It is my understanding that both or one of the home owners were extremely upset with the response of the fire departments saying that they took their time getting there and did not do enough to save their house. Might I point out if the fire departments didn't do enough, then the home owners did nothing but having no fire alarm system installed in the house. Nice post though! Guess they needed someone to say thanks.
By BlackLab (40), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 1:12 AM
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PS I could be wrong. Rumors can get twisted on scene.
By BlackLab (40), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 1:13 AM
This has not been the sentiment at all. I was personally there when the homeowners were discussing the fire with the Fire Marshal last night and they were very appreciative.

I believe what you are referring to is that one of the homeowners, upon first learning of the fire, drove to the house and tried to get into the scene but was blocked, for his protection. At this time he was distraught and was understandably upset but this was in no way directed at any of the volunteers.
By Kevin Godfrey (3), Stony Brook on Jan 28, 12 9:28 AM
Why would you, a public adjuster, care what we all are speculating??? Really, I find it curious that you would find the time to try and dispel any of these assumptions when you yourself don't have all the facts......Your just doing your job right? Your imput makes me wonder that much more!!!Fish stinks from the head on down...Who knows maybe everyone will come up smelling like roses.....or maybe not.....Time will tell!

By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 28, 12 10:09 AM
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Has your client ever heard of "Central Monitoring"?

Or, did they have such a system?
By Mr. Z (11551), North Sea on Jan 28, 12 12:29 PM
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Don't Apologize!!! You are not wrong the home owner did yell at people when he showed up. Granted it could have been shock but we never herd a thank you or a good job. And to hear it from a Senior Public Adjuster..... well I have never done this job for any thanks but I would rather none then to hear it through an Adjuster.
By MACK (50), Southampton on Jan 30, 12 9:18 AM
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Didn't the house have an alarm system connected to a central station? Even if the security alarm wasn't armed, the smoke and fire detector should have automatically sent a warning well before the house was fully engulfed.
By goldenrod (505), southampton on Jan 28, 12 12:32 AM
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No alarm system.
By BlackLab (40), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 1:12 AM
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By Swankston (2), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 7:10 AM
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Agreed! He came on to the scene mighty quick to quell our curious imaginations didn't he????
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 28, 12 10:12 AM
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I'm with you!!!
By lursagirl (237), southampton on Jan 28, 12 7:55 PM
Fire Departments from all over the East End responded to this fire with the most modern equipment yet the house burned down,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,was it worth the effort and cost????
By Etians rd (541), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 7:58 AM
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Hit like by mistake.
The house burned because it was fully in flames before the fire departments were called. Firefighters worked their butts off control the fire and to save the adjoining homes. I think the owners of those homes would say that it was well worth the effort and cost.
By SusieD (114), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 8:24 AM
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Thank you Susie.

The reason it was worth the cost is because the firefighters that responded did an EXCELLENT job in containing the fire to the affected property. At one point the fire nipped the house to the left (north) and they immediately responded by entering into the property and dousing the would-be flame.

Had they not been there or done the job that they did the damage would have been catastrophic for the neighboring houses.

The homeowners house was empty at ...more
By Kevin Godfrey (3), Stony Brook on Jan 28, 12 9:25 AM
The names I would like to call you right now.......
By BlackLab (40), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 4:41 PM
Good to know that the adjuster (?!) representing the owners in their insurance claim is doing double duty as their PR spokesman. Since 99% of the locals are connected in some way to volunteers who are family and friends, the claim that thanks were expressed will not be hard to verify. It is not remarkable that this house (not a home--no one lived there in that sense, ever) was for sale. So are most houses bought on spec, for the sole purpose of making money, the more, the better.
By M. O'Connor (147), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 10:36 AM
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Gimme a break ! This house ( hotel ? ) had as many bathrooms as bedrooms ! ( 10 or 11 ) Is it just me or does this smell like a group rental set-up all the way ? I am sure the owners could care less about the comfort or quality of life that the neighbors were subjected to, just as long as they made their money ! Thanks for having my back lursagirl !
By Bill in Riverhead (190), Riverhead on Jan 29, 12 10:49 AM
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Blacklab said it had no alarm system which is hard to believe. It is highly unusual for a recently built, valuable house NOT to have an alarm system - one that includes hardwired fire detection units; especially considering that such houses usually have extensive wiring for cable and AV. Maybe the owners were not having it monitored?
By goldenrod (505), southampton on Jan 28, 12 11:13 AM
It may have had local smoke alarms but it was not hooked up to central monitoring. Why don't you just ask the adjuster? He was on scene quickly enough (strange, never had that happen at a fire before) and seems to know everything else.
By BlackLab (40), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 4:45 PM
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He was at the scene of the fire? Is that true? how bizarre.
By bb (907), Hampton Bays on Feb 2, 12 7:50 AM
That house has been a source of trouble in the neighborhood since the days of its construction. Every summer it's the same story: loud parties, garbage in the neighborhood, and code violations.
Thank you to the firefighters who protected the neighboring homes. This fire could have destroyed more homes and taken lives.
Hopefully, the Town will now hold these owners and similiar property owners in this neighborhood accountable for code violations.
By wmlocal (3), Water Mill on Jan 28, 12 11:25 AM
Here's an idea.. Let's stop building developments on farmland. If there was any sort of natural dividers between this house, and others, the noise made by the current tenants would have been a non-issue due to the dampening to acceptable levels. But, being a development on farmland, there was no existing landscaping. Just a golf course of houses for holes.
If I had enough money to rent a $3m+ home, I would probably throw a party, too. And, the local town officials, etc have enough control ...more
By The Royal 'We' (198), Southampton on Jan 28, 12 12:11 PM
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By informer, southampton, ny on Jan 29, 12 2:12 PM
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Most public adjustors are not called until much later in the game when the insurance company and the policy holder don't see eye-to-eye on the settlement. It is highly unusual and very odd that not only has this homeowner already hired an adjustor but the adjustor is on this site and the homeowner's girlfriend is on another site spinning the story. This is not normal behavior for the shocked and grieving. It is pretty aggressive. This is also the same guy with the windmills or turbines on his ...more
By Janistory (2), East Hampton on Jan 30, 12 6:37 AM
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"My business model has long been short-term rentals," says Paul Fried, a developer and landlord whose company, Orion Realty Group, owns five Hamptons houses, all but one of which are fully rented for the summer. Short-term rentals are "a lot more work [for landlords]; you have more turnover and it's much easier to just rent for the whole season; but they can command a premium [higher than] what they might have otherwise rented for," Fried says.

2009 NY Post.
Jan 30, 12 6:46 AM appended by Janistory
From June 2005. Where is the journalism and the Town Inspectors? The scene at 1616 Millstone Rd. in Noyac during a recent morning was almost typical for summer in the Hamptons, except that the 45 teenagers lounging by the pool, playing basketball or hanging out had just spent the night in a four-bedroom house, fully stocked with alcohol and not a single chaperone in sight, Southampton Town officials said.
By Janistory (2), East Hampton on Jan 30, 12 6:46 AM
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By eastend2 (4), hampton bays on Jan 30, 12 7:10 AM
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By highhatsize (4146), East Quogue on Jan 30, 12 12:14 PM
Post-prom rentals are huge out here and virtually nothing is done about it. My nephew went to a post-prom party 10 years ago in a Hampton Bays house. A fistfight erupted over some girls and police were called. Yet the place continued to be rented out to teens. The daughter of one of my spouse's clients just this week mentioned went to a party in Water Mill. She's 17 and has no friends who live out here, so it was definitely a one-off party rental. It's about time towns cracked down on this sort ...more
By btdt (449), water mill on Jan 30, 12 2:34 PM
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Just a hypothetical question...
say a person were to rent out a property with no smoke detectors and unsecured swimming pool...if a 17 year old were to become inebriated and have an accident wouldn't the renter be charged with criminal negligence? Who is responsible?
By eastend2 (4), hampton bays on Jan 30, 12 2:42 PM
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My house was busted because the Town thought there was a PROM at the house and there wasn't. Instead they tortured the family with 8 cops cars arriving at 5:30am and walking into their bedrooms and scaring the hell out of them. Then, the Town sends out a PR saying I had a Prom, 1 not 16 working fire alarms, make-shift bedrooms (lies), etc. I know there needs to be laws however the Town loves to make themselves look good in the press, I so know.
By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 12, 12 4:15 PM
Who would believe that the mere mention of the scarlet letter with respect to a fire would be grounds for censorship?
By highhatsize (4146), East Quogue on Jan 30, 12 6:35 PM
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LIGHTING
By patrickstar (67), hampton bays on Jan 31, 12 6:01 PM
had a fire in the 70's and public adjusters were there and/or calling me with 12 hours
By xtiego (698), bridgehampton on Jan 31, 12 7:47 PM
REALITY CHECK:

There was a small fire in the house across the street from me and the adjusters called my house to get information before we even knew anything was going on and at least two minutes before the first fire truck arrived. This was in the pre-computer age - all they needed was a police scanner and a reverse phone book.
By VOS (1224), WHB on Jan 31, 12 11:11 PM
Sounds like an interesting "profession".

How can someone not have smoke detectors? Absurd.
By bb (907), Hampton Bays on Feb 2, 12 7:56 AM
One needs no qualification to be a public adjuster. No inusurance license nor any special ability. Scanning the police and fire frequencies for other family's tragedies sounds helpful, however.
By The Stinger (3), Southampton on Feb 2, 12 9:42 AM
tragic
By lollie94 (2), east hampton on Feb 3, 12 4:24 PM
Luckily no one died fighting this fire, however if they did, the blood would be on the hands of Mr. Betts and Mr. Lombardi. They've made it impossible for many of us to make a living off of our rental homes. I'm not saying the fire was set intentionally, however, it wouldn't surprise me to see more fires like this in the future and someone LOCAL will eventually pay the ultimate price. So, suffer a loss of life or a few summer weekends of people partying. Let's see how long the new Rental ...more
By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 7, 12 7:25 PM
betts and lombardo will be to blame for serial arson that leaves our wives widows and children orphans and there will be such a public outcry that the quality of life laws will be overturned to keep people from burning their rental properties to the ground?

i really am laughing out loud, this is great stuff, keep it up. b y the way, i am vince, vince clortho, keymaser of gozer... are you the gatekeeper? wait for the sign and then all prisoners will be released.. you will perish in flames.

msRainbow, ...more
By user.name (46), hampton bays on Feb 7, 12 10:01 PM
You know what, you're right. It's the pampered, entitled people of the Towns of SH that will be to blame if a tragedy happens. Thanks for correcting me.
By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 8, 12 6:39 PM

you're saying it's the home owners that can't cover their mortgages because they relied on the income from group renting their houses that are to blame? They are pampered and felt entitled to ill gotten rental income and are now boo-hooing and lighting their houses on fire?

i don't know..... but it's sounding a little better.

I think it's homeless peoples faults for not renting and buying houses. didn't the government just bail out homeless people to the tune of 700 billion ...more
By user.name (46), hampton bays on Feb 8, 12 9:09 PM
That's no what I'm saying at all. Thousands of people purchased their homes as investments with short-term rentals in mind. Now the law changes and we're all screwed because the market isn't going to supply us all with long-term rentals, especially in this economy. So, you either break the law, hope not to get caught or get caught, and not only can't pay your bills, but now legal fees and fines.

Yes, there are people out there who will be desperate and do desperate things inorder ...more
By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 12, 12 4:21 PM
Cry me a river ms rainbow. "They've made it impossible for many of us to make a living off of our rental homes"
Try getting a job, worry about supplementary income afterwards. You are a slumlord, the beast that is greatly destroying our town. You should be ashamed for asking for sympathy for such a bs cause.
By AlwaysLocal (292), southampton on Feb 12, 12 5:22 PM
You sound like a horrible person, threatening our firefighters that way. As for Betts, he is doing the job he is paid to do - code enforcement. If you don't like it, obey the law or go away. By the way, lots of people do rent their homes perfectly legally, without disturbing their neighbors.
By SusieD (114), Southampton on Feb 7, 12 8:09 PM
This was a reply to MsRainbow.
By SusieD (114), Southampton on Feb 8, 12 7:21 AM
Really... there are over 7,000 rentals in the Town of SH and less and 700 homes with Rental Permits. That's 10% for you idiots. So, yes, they are selectively enforcing the law. Plus, my real estate agent said there are record foreclosures this past quarter, so not being able to rent out homes on a short-term basis as in the past, is a major financial issue. Plus, not being able to sell in this economy has caused some to have desperate thoughts and actions. Can't say that it hasn't been suggested ...more
By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 8, 12 4:58 PM
ms rainbow, You are the disgusting reaspn why more than half of the people with whom I grew up cannot afford to live in this town, and you want us to cry for you? Go to you know where.
By AlwaysLocal (292), southampton on Feb 12, 12 5:29 PM
Excuse me, but I'm a CIVIL SERVANT, who worked hard, went to school and did well. Ah....the American Dream, right? Don't group me with others when you don't know what you're talking about. My Dad was a cop, so trust me, I'm no snob. Deal with the fact that you live in a RESORT COMMUNITY. Without the beaches, you'd be a town in the middle of Kansas struggling to make a living. You're all in bitter denial, that's why I could care less about enjoying myself when I'm out east.
By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 16, 12 5:41 PM
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By MsRainbow (19), Southampton on Feb 8, 12 5:03 PM
southamptonfest, hamptons funraiser, southampton rotary