CHI in the News: The Journal News — No affordable housing in Harrison apartment plans

By David McKay Wilson - November 20, 2014 All of a sudden, the town of Harrison is red-hot for rental-housing development, with plans for 606 apartments under consideration by town officials. AvalonBay is working with the MTA to build 143 luxury units at the Harrison train station, along with a parking garage and shops. Developer John Verni wants to construct 42 luxury units at a shuttered downtown movie house while Normandy Real Estate Partners wants to put up 421 apartments on Corporate Park Drive. None, however, include affordable housing in a town that hasn’t built a single affordable unit toward the 756 apartments that the Westchester Housing Opportunity Commission recommended be built by 2015. Read more. Don't miss the updates of this story: Westchester Coalition Says MTA Program Gives Aid and Comfort to Exclusionary Town