YONKERS - There is a new president in the White House, but with holdovers from the previous administration still in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, there is clearly still animosity between HUD and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
Those hard feelings were illustrated by a recent letter from HUD officials to the county over the 2009 affordable housing settlement. In a sharply worded letter dated April 10, HUD introduced the term "white segregation" into the ongoing housing battle, referencing upscale Pound Ridge and Larchmont -- both with an African-American population of less than 1 percent. It's something that HUD calls "highly suspect."
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Source: News12 Westchester (via The Empire Report)