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Housing funding in short supply

The cities of Peekskill and Mount Vernon say the county’s fair housing settlement in affecting their affordable housing plans.

Westchester, HUD at an impasse

Westchester County and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are at an impasse over the fair housing settlement for Westchester.

Deals & Deeds

Second-quarter office leasing was up slightly in Westchester County.

Cooking up deals

Despite having five and soon to be six separate state, county or private entities engaged in the attraction and retention of businesses to Westchester, at least for now economic development officials agree that the cliché: “Too many cooks spoil the broth” simply does not apply.

Budget cuts imperils roads, jobs

Although most transportation leaders say the U.S and locally New York state must spend more on transportation infrastructure work, the harsh economic realities in both Washington and Albany are causing some politicians to advocate significant cuts in spending.

Power siting bill passage hailed

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, legislative leaders and business organizations throughout the state are hailing the passage of the Power Act of 2011.

Deals & Deeds

Office leases and other deals around Westchester County

Deal brings investment, jobs to Ardsley

Acorda Therapeutics is relocating from Hawthorne to the an Ardsley campus that was recently bought by BioMed Realty Trust Inc. of San Diego, Calif., for $18 million.

Property tax cap, power bill passes

While political leaders and business groups are hailing the progress made in the recently concluded legislative, session many admit more work needs to be done to make the business reform measures truly effective.

Astorino: Cuomo must take lead on TZ

Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino that it’s time to stop studying the Tappan Zee Bridge and get moving on creating a plan to replace it.

Groups weigh in on property tax cap

Business groups and other interests weigh in on the state’s 2 percent property tax cap, other measures.

Deals & Deeds

Office leases and other real estate transactions around Westchester County.

Ruling clears way for Trump project

A Supreme Court judge has granted developer Donald Trump access to a key secondary road via easement deemed necessary to develop his Seven Springs housing project.

$40M expansion planned for Yonkers racino

The owner of Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is planning a $40-million expansion.

No double-dip here

Despite national unrest, region on road to recovery