The Past, Present, and Future of Community Planning
For Fair and Affordable Housing
A WESPAC Foundation / CSEA Roundtable / Planners Network Forum
Saturday, October 24, 1pm
CSEA Local 860
595 W. Hartsdale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10607
Affordable Housing – Geoffrey D. Smith, Esq., Tenant Association Advocate
Fair Housing – Laura Morris, Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc.
Work Force Housing – Alec Roberts, Developer and Executive Director, Community Housing Innovations, Inc.
Neighborhood Preservation – Phyllis Maguire, Human Development Services of Westchester
Community Activism – Tye Wilcox, Public Housing Resident
IS WESTCHESTER WINNING THE FAIR HOUSING BATTLE
WHILE LOSING FEDERAL FUNDING?
Westchester County, commonly thought of as a haven of affluence and New York City’s model suburb, has become increasingly stratified economically, as the urban/suburban divide intensifies. Exclusionary zoning and an increasing dearth of affordable housing perpetuates
income and wealth gaps.