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Smithtown Accused Of Bias In Housing

BROOKLYN (CN) - Despite warnings from HUD, the Town of Smithtown, which is 93 percent white, continues to exclude black and Hispanic people from its Section 8 housing voucher program, by refusing them vouchers "until every person on the waitlist who lives or works in Smithtown has received a voucher," according to a class-action complaint in Federal Court. See complaint.

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