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HUD, the All Mighty Protector of Civil Rights Violates Freedom of Speech

President Obama’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation is arguably the most radical, transformative, and potentially controversial initiative that his administration has undertaken to date.  Maybe that’s why the mainstream press barely covers it. National Review by STANLEY KURTZ March 30, 2016 click Federal Tyranny Gags GOP in Hillary’s Backyard to go to the National Continue Reading

Weekly Standard: Coercive Federalism and Westchester County

Click “Coercive Federalism” article, Weekly Standard, 26 October 26, 2015 By Terry Eastland Some 45 municipalities and communities make up Westchester County, the prosperous, heavily Democratic jurisdiction just north of New York City whose most famous residents are Bill and Hillary Clinton. Like many localities across the country, Westchester has long been a recipient of Continue Reading

Video Explains a Passionate Westchester Experience with AFFH

Westchester Commissioner Robert Astorino passionately explains HUD’s takeover. This video clearly explains the impact of the AFFH rule As an additional treat, and following slide is HUD’s not so passionate explanation in HUD’s language, but you’ll need the following definitions of acronyms to understand government speak.  Written to make you understand there’s so much to look Continue Reading

Decision & History: COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER v. HUD

This is perhaps the longest article posted on this website.  It’s a remarkably complete interpretation, rational, and history behind this historic decision.  The court said there was “no finding” of discrimination, but largely sided with HUD demonstrating just how much control the federal government has over grantees. United States Court of Appeals,Second Circuit. COUNTY OF Continue Reading

APPEALS COURT SAYS “NO FINDING” WESTCHESTER ENGAGED IN HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 25, 2015 APPEALS COURT SAYS “NO FINDING” WESTCHESTER ENGAGED IN HOUSING DISCRIMINATION Astorino says ruling vindicates fight to protect home rule and local zoning In a major vindication for all of Westchester County’s municipalities, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said in a ruling issued today that Continue Reading

Americhicks on Radio Hosting Cornelia Mrose from targeted Westchester, NY

Two sound tracks: Cornelia Mrose talks about Dodd Frank, a daunting law that forces fair housing into communities. She also gives examples of supporters and opponents to the bill and how it was passed. Now that it has passed, she describes how it is enforced. Cornelia Mrose outlines how her county in NY is being Continue Reading

Westchester violated affordable housing settlement, faces big fines

Iohud, The Journal News By Elizabeth Ganga, eganga@lohud.com May 8, 2015 Taxpayer money is at stake. (Photo: TJN File) The monitor overseeing Westchester’s fair housing settlement said Friday that the county has violated the settlement and could be fined $60,000 a month, be held in contempt and forced to build more affordable housing. In a Continue Reading

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