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Farmingdale, Latino residents reach deal in affordable housing lawsuit

A group of Latino residents claim that the

A group of Latino residents claim that the village helped fast-track developers to tear down low-income housing to build an upscale apartment complex. (January 16, 2014 5:59 PM)

Farmingdale has reached an affordable housing settlement after years of legal fights.

In 2006, a group of nine Latino residents filed an anti-discrimination lawsuit against the village of Farmingdale.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit claim that the village helped fast-track developers to tear down low-income housing to build an upscale apartment complex, displacing around 150 Latino residents.

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