fair housing

Westchester County Exec Agrees To Sign Fair Housing Bill If It Passes LegislatureUnder the threat of a federal contempt citation, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino agreed Wednesday to sign the fair housing bill he vetoed in 2010 if the county Legislature passes it again.
Possible Contempt Charges For Westchester County Exec Over Fair Housing SettlementProsecutors say County Executive Rob Astorino is violating one of the terms of a 2009 settlement of a desegregation lawsuit.
Westchester County Exec Accuses Feds Of 'Extortion' Over Fair Housing DisputeThe Department of Housing and Urban Development warned the county last month that it would lose $7.4 million on April 25 unless it complies with a demand stemming from the 2009 settlement of a desegregation lawsuit against the county.