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HUD Seeks to Roll Back Fair Housing Rules (Affordable Housing Finance)

January 8, 2020

A new federal proposal would significantly weaken the nation’s fair housing laws, according to leading housing advocates.

The plan released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) seeks to change the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, including proposing a new process to evaluate jurisdictions on their fair housing efforts as well as steps to reduce the regulatory burdens placed on local communities. Click here to read the full article.


New Trump rule could repeal Obama effort to promote housing desegregation (Curbed)

January 6, 2020

Federal efforts to encourage cities and local governments to reduce housing in low- and middle-income neighborhoods in a way that promoted equity and equality could be in danger, according to some housing advocates, who have warned that a proposed rule change published today by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) could weaken Obama-era efforts to reduce segregation. Click here to read the full article


Trump moves to roll back Obama housing desegregation rule (POLITICO)

January 6, 2020

The Trump administration is planning to ease fair housing regulations for local governments throughout the country, the latest effort to scale back sweeping Obama-era rules meant to crack down on segregation. Click here to read the full article.