Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development secretary, said the Obama-era affirmatively furthering fair housing rule "impeded. Accountability Office and by HUD itself. "Since issuance of the.

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Specifically, Obama addressed last week’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development of the "final rule" on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, which will.

The federal Fair Housing Act has two main goals: to end discrimination in the selling, renting and financing of housing, and to promote diverse The second goal is referred to as Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH), and requires municipalities that receive federal funds to take.

Established in the Fair Housing Act of 1968, the law directs HUD and its program participants to affirmatively further the Act’s goals of promoting fair housing and equal opportunity. The final rule on affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) aims to provide all HUD grantees with clear.

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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule for review to provide guidance, structure and action steps for grantees to better.

The FHA/HUD official site has announced a final rule that will promote and clarify fair housing requirements. A press release titled, "HUD Announces Final Rule On Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" announces both new procedures and simplified fair housing rules.

Learn more about the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Final Rule. Purpose: This Housing Notice informs HUD approved HECM counselors of recent HECM program updates to policies and requirements addressing Financial Assessments, Property Charges, Lien Seasoning, Non-Borrowing.

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The approach to affirmatively furthering fair housing carried out by HUD program participants prior to this rule, which involved an analysis of impediments to fair housing choice and a certification that the program participant will affirmatively further fair housing, has not been as effective as originally envisioned.

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a final rule today to equip communities that receive HUD funding with data and tools to help them meet long-standing fair housing obligations in their use of HUD funds. HUD will also provide additional.

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Yesterday the secretary of the Department of Housing and Development, Julian Castro, announced. of oversight As HUD itself puts it: Prior to this rule, HUD directed participants in certain HUD.