As Croton is one of the 31 communities in the 2009 Spano brokered "affordable" housing settlement, here is the latest: CAPTION: HUD monitor seeks Astorino's phone records, correspondence NEWSDAY; highlights only; read the article at the link below.
5/21/13--The monitor wants Astorino to hand over records of his talks with lawmakers on source of income legislation.(SOI, Section 8)
--Hearing of the request, Legis. Michael Smith (R-Greenburgh) said it reminded him of recent press reports about the IRS and its recent investigations of conservative nonprofit groups, showing a "similar pattern" of abuse of authority.
--Monitor sent letters since late April; wants Astorino to provide him with records of his and his staff's written correspondence with legislators regarding the "source of income" legislation--now likely to become law. Monitor Johnson also wants logs of conversations.
READ THE ARTICLE HERE; MUST BE SUBSCRIBER http://www.newsday.com/
YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN PREVIOUS JOHNSON/HUD CORRESPONDENCE SENT TO CROTON OBTAINED THROUGH FREEDOM OF INFORMATION, ETC. AT http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/05/hud-again-finds-countys-analysis-of.html
ALSO BELOW IS THE LATEST JOHNSON/HUD LETTER TO THE VILLAGE OBTAINED--AGAIN--PURSUANT TO A FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST; CLICK ON THE SCAN