AG James Issues Statement on Orange County Jewish Discrimination Case

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 19:17

ORANGE COUNTY – New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to a court’s decision to grant her motion to intervene in a lawsuit against the Town of Chester and Orange County over the use of discriminatory housing practices in order to prevent members of the Jewish community from moving to Chester, New York. Today’s decision allows the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to officially join a lawsuit against the town and county over violations of the Fair Housing Act to prevent the development of “The Greens at Chester.” 

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