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HUD Files Fair Housing Case Against Facebook

August 2018

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Friday it had filed a formal civil complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination. HUD officials also reported on Friday that the U.S. Attorney for the Southern…

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Tourism is Big Business in Westchester County

August 2018

WHITE PLAINS—Numbers don’t lie and the latest statistics prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that tourism is a major revenue producer for Westchester County. Tourists have flocked to Westchester to enjoy the Long Island Sound and the Hudson River. They also come to the county to hike its mountains, tour its museums and ride…

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County Looks to Create New Vision for Economic Development

August 2018

WHITE PLAINS—Officials with the Latimer Administration say they plan to be engaged with the business community and other stakeholders to pivot the county’s economic development efforts to the needs of both small and large businesses in Westchester. Since taking office in January, the county’s Office of Economic Development and its Industrial Development Agency and Local…

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Latimer Hopes Deal is Worked Out On Co-Op Disclosure Legislation

August 2018

WHITE PLAINS—In an exclusive interview with Real Estate In-Depth, Westchester County Executive George Latimer said he is hopeful that issues can be addressed in the next few months to allow a bi-partisan co-op disclosure bill to come before him for signature. County Executive Latimer, while not taking sides in the debate, noted that Realtors and…

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HUD Files Fair Housing Case Against Facebook

August 2018

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Friday it had filed a formal civil complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination. HUD officials also reported on Friday that the U.S. Attorney for the Southern…

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HUD Files Fair Housing Case Against Facebook

August 2018

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Friday it had filed a formal civil complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination. HUD officials also reported on Friday that the U.S. Attorney for the Southern…

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Latimer Hopes Deal is Worked Out On Co-Op Disclosure Legislation

August 2018

WHITE PLAINS—In an exclusive interview with Real Estate In-Depth, Westchester County Executive George Latimer said he is hopeful that issues can be addressed in the next few months to allow a bi-partisan co-op disclosure bill to come before him for signature. County Executive Latimer, while not taking sides in the debate, noted that Realtors and…

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Richard Haggerty

GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: Numbers Count

August 2018

Please excuse the bad pun, but numbers truly matter, especially numbers related to real estate market statistics. The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service, Inc, released second quarter sales statistics last month, and for the most part the numbers were a continuation of the…

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Barry Kramer

PRESIDENT'S CORNER: Exciting Events on Tap This Fall

August 2018

As the dog days of summer come to an end it makes me think of the fall and winter schedule of events, chock full of worthwhile meetings and conventions. This fall I hope you’ll join me for a vast array of happenings, everything from our very own Member Appreciation Day to NAR’s National Conference. The…

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John Jordan

Gov. Cuomo Says Capital Gains Cut Will Cost NY $500 Million

August 2018

NEW YORK—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Aug. 9th his intent to propose legislation to “decouple” state tax policy from the federal tax code if the Trump Administration follows through on a plan to enact a $100-billion capital gains tax cut. Gov. Cuomo in a press conference in New York City also called on…

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