Vote on controversial housing plan delayed

A deadline for Westchester lawmakers to vote on a controversial housing settlement between the county and the federal government has been postponed two weeks.

Despite growing opposition to a plan to build minority housing in predominately white communities, county Board of Legislators Chairman William Ryan (D-White Plains) says he's confident legislators can reach an agreement by Sept. 24.

"We're not going to race to judgment, but we are certainly expediting our process of review," Ryan says.

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