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New $1.8M program to help business, residents created in New Rochelle

A program has been launched in New Rochelle designed to help businesses that are hurting and residents whose income has been substantially reduced by...

Connecticut Fair Housing Center settles Danbury housing discrimination case for $50K

The property owner and a real estate agent were accused of not allowing a tenant to pay some of her rent with a federal Housing Choice Voucher.

Hearing May 6 on source of income legislation

County legislators approved a public hearing to discuss source of income legislation

County continues HUD squabbles

HUD is denying Westchester grants in the wake of its battles with County Executive Robert Astorino over the terms of an anti-discrimination housing settlement.

Court rules against Westchester over housing settlement

The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that the county violated terms of its 2009 anti-discrimination settlement with HUD when Robert Astorino vetoed legislation that would ban landlords from discriminating against residents on public assistance, like Section 8 vouchers.

County spars with HUD

Westchester County and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are battling over the county’s compliance, or lack thereof to a 2009 housing discrimination settlement.