Hamptonites Mad At Jobless for Being Homeless

04.20.09 Will Sherman

lnav_patchDay laborers in Southampton can no longer find enough work to afford permanent housing, leading many to live in encampments near the million-dollar homes they once served. Now that residents of the seasonal Long Island town no longer want these workers for cheap, tax-free labor, they want them to disappear and Mayor Mark Eply has even received death threats because “people are worried about their property values, and business owners say they’re suffering because of it.” |NYP|