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Land Use Training Program for Municipal Planning and Zoning Officials

The Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies 
at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law presents

Land Use Training Program for Municipal Planning and Zoning Officials

Held via Zoom | Part Two 

Wednesday, October 21 | noon-2:30 p.m. 

This two-day program qualifies for 4.5 CLE credits in Areas of Professional Practice. If you are unable to attend both sessions, partial credit will be given.

There is no cost to attend this virtual event.

Registrants will be emailed a link to the Zoom session the morning of the event.

If you are in a position to do so, please support the Breslin Center so that we can continue to offer critical programs, like this one, for our students and members of the real estate profession.

AICP Certification Maintenance (CM) credits have been requested.

This course is intended to fulfill the New York State required training for municipal planning and zoning officials.

For questions or more information, email

Community Land Trusts as an Affordable Housing Solution for Long Island

Community land trusts (CLT's) have attracted growing regional and national attention as a strategy for creating affordable, owner-occupied housing. This panel will include affordable housing developers and community development officials who have partnered to develop CLT capacity as a response to foreclosure, vacancy, and coastal vulnerability on Long Island.


Lawrence Levy, Panel Moderator
Vice President, Economic Development and Professional Studies; Executive Dean, National Center for Suburban Studies, Hofstra University


Peter Elkowitz
President and Chief Executive Officer, Long Island Housing Partnership


Paul Gibson
President, Uniondale Community Land Trust


Christopher Neidt
Associate Professor of Applied Social Research, Hofstra University

Nicole Burke, MBA
NYS Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker 


Charlene Thompson
Commissioner of the Hempstead Community Development Agency

The Nuts and Bolts of New York Zoning & Land Use Law

This presentation will provide an overview of Zoning and Land Use in New York from State government to local application and will explain the basic zoning and land use controls available at the local municipal level of government.


David Altman, Esq.
Founding Partner, Altman & Brown, LLP

Virtual Meeting Norms: Leveraging Technology to Drive Engagement and Project Advancement

Virtual meetings have become a lifeline during COVID-19. This presentation will focus on virtual meeting platforms, best practices, and how virtual meetings will change how local municipalities operate moving into the future.


Louis Bekofsky
Director of Environmental Planning, VHB



Alan Belniak
Senior Product Manager, VHB



Ken Schwartz
Senior Vice President/Planning + Design Service Leader,

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the state of New York. New York CLE credits are available to satisfy the mandatory, transitional/nontransitional requirements for attorneys attending the program. Lawyers admitted in jurisdictions other than New York should check with those jurisdictions to determine CLE requirements in their states.

For more information regarding CLE, please contact Judith Black at 516-463-6889 or

Wednesday, October 21, 2020



Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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