Welcome Home Westchester
Welcome to the official page of the “Welcome Home Westchester” campaign!
The “Welcome Home Westchester” campaign combines several companies involved in the home building and development of housing with economic leaders like the Westchester County Association and Nonprofit Westchester, academics and think tanks that have extensively examined the housing question, organizations dedicated to fighting against homelessness and supporting families in need, faith leaders and community advocates to drive forward a new conversation around housing in the county.
News and Press Releases
Welcome Home Westchester Releases Study: Multi-Family Housing Development Impacts in Westchester County Part One: School District Enrollment
Westchester badly needs more housing. Opponents of multifamily housing projects often cite a potential increase in school-aged children and a predicted drain on local school resources as a reason to oppose building badly needed multifamily housing, especially affordable workforce housing pegged to middle-class incomes. Neighborhood defenders […]
Each city, town, and village within Westchester County has established land use boards to review site plan reviews, subdivisions, variances, and special-use permits. But there exists a wide and uneven variation between how boards function in different communities, both because the municipal code requirements are […]