Riverhead Property Owner Cited for Alleged Illegal Housing

In response to complaints from neighbors and multiple instances of surveillance, officials uncovered an illegal housing situation in Riverhead earlier this week.

Code enforcement officers in the Riverhead Town attorney’s office, along with officers from the Riverhead Town Police Department, executed a search warrant at 554 Raynor Avenue on Tuesday morning at about 6.

According to a statement from the office of Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar, they found five people living in an unregistered Bounder Recreation Vehicle, which was being used as permanent housing. According to a statement from the town, the RV had electricity, water and wastewater discharge connected for service as “an independent and distinct dwelling unit.”

Riverhead Property Owner Cited for Alleged Illegal Housing

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