US Department of Housing and Urban Development http://wamc.org en Astorino Submits Source Of Income Legislation http://wamc.org/post/astorino-submits-source-income-legislation <p>Faced with a federal Justice Department deadline of today (Thursday), Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino submitted source of income legislation to the county Board of Legislators on Wednesday.</p><p>Astorino, who had accused the feds of “bullying” the county regarding its affordable housing settlement with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, faced contempt of court charges and fines to the county had he not submitted the legislation.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:27:30 +0000 Hank Gross 63073 at http://wamc.org Astorino Submits Source Of Income Legislation HUD threatens to pull over $7 million in funding to Westchester http://wamc.org/post/hud-threatens-pull-over-7-million-funding-westchester <p>WHITE PLAINS – The US Department of Housing and Urban Development Monday threatened to reallocate $7.4 million in fiscal year 2011 funding For Westchester County's community development block grant and other federal programs.</p><p>“To date, the county has not provided satisfactory certification that it will comply with its obligation to affirmatively further fair housing as part of its FY2011 Annual Action Plan,” HUD Director of Community Planning and Development Vincent Horn wrote to County Executive Robert Astorino.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:41:24 +0000 Hank Gross 60694 at http://wamc.org HUD threatens to pull over $7 million in funding to Westchester Bennington Housing Authority Rated "Substandard" http://wamc.org/post/bennington-housing-authority-rated-substandard <p></p><p>After a housing authority in Southern Vermont failed to pass an inspection by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development earlier this year, the agency must now submit a corrective plan to federal authorities to address its inadequacies. WAMC’s Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>The Bennington Housing Authority was initially notified by mail this month that it was designated as “substandard”, and now has until December 30<sup>th</sup> to submit a corrective plan to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Region 1.</p><p>Liz Montaquila is a spokeswoman for HUD…</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 20:36:16 +0000 Lucas Willard 54373 at http://wamc.org Bennington Housing Authority Rated "Substandard"