Westchester Case

Westchester Case
In his July, 2010 report, the Monitor wrote that: “The County uses the term ‘fair and affordable’ throughout its submissions to the Monitor, as well as on its website.  Although this term at first...view
Westchester Case
A minimum of 630 units are supposed to be developed in the whitest municipalities.  And the housing is supposed to be developed on the census blocks with the lowest percentages of African-Americans...view
Westchester Case
“Appeasement only emboldens resistance” “There will undoubtedly be some who entertain the fantasy that a “patient” and “compromising” approach holds the promise of change without acrimony. There is...view
Westchester Case
At the heart of the Consent Decree is the requirement that Westchester cause municipalities - through legal compulsion where necessary - to permit and encourage the development of affordable housing...view
Westchester Case
Over many months, ADC has pointed out to the Civil Rights Division the obvious national implications of Westchester’s brazen defiance of federal authority. The County Executive may not...view
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What kind of a model is the “Model Ordinance” just approved by the Monitor? A model of how to avoid making structural change. And the Monitor’s rationale for accepting Westchester’s...view
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Since March. Just take a look at paragraph 20(d) of the Consent Decree. At the very core of Westchester’s obligations was the obligation to develop an “Implementation Plan.” That was because it...view
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The headings used herein form no part of the opinion of the Court.  Opinion text is only that which appears within quotation marks.  Material that is bolded represents “emphasis added.” AFFH =...view
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County Never Met Its Obligation To “Affirmatively Further Fair Housing” More Than $50 Million Of Federal Funds Involved In a landmark decision, U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote has found that...view
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Fact Sheet on Key Elements of the Settlement Achieved in the Wake of the Court Granting ADC partial summary judgment against Westchester County   Development of affordable housing to create...view

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