The poor implementation of affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) has taken a significant toll on the health of African Americans. Therefore, we need to make communities equal to allow all Americans to have a healthy life and a chance to survive after this.
Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new proposed rule to change the affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) rule of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). This new proposal aims to set back years of progress by no longer enforcing meaningful community participation in the AFFH process. Without the crucial input of local community members who face housing inequalities, the new rule eliminates the main elements of accountability meant to address discrimination and inequality.
Undermining another Obama-era initiative, the Trump administration plans to delay enforcement of a federal housing rule that requires communities to address patterns of racial residential segregation.
In a statement, 76 community groups (including NCRC) say that the delaying the rule by one year is tantamount to repealing the rule altogether.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced this week it is suspending the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule until 2020. The AFFH rule was passed in 2015 to provide jurisdictions with a long overdue roadmap and measurement tools to comply with the landmark Fair Housing Act (FHA).
Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition released a new Fair Housing Planning Resource Guide, entitled “Understanding the Proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule.” This guide is intended to serve as resource for housing & community development professionals who are seeking to understand the recently proposed United States Department of Housing & Urban …
Washington, DC – Today, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released for public comment a proposed regulation clarifying the duty of government funded entities to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. This highly anticipated rule provides guidance to over 1200 local governments, all states, and more than 4000 Housing Authorities and community development …