HUD proposed a rule under the Fair Housing Act that erases race and racial disparities from HUD’s definition of fair housing. The proposed rule doesn’t mention racial segregation or racially concentrated poverty – the twin evils the Fair Housing Act was designed to address. Instead, the rule attempts to codify the widely refuted myth that simply reducing housing costs will provide fair and equal access to housing, regardless of race or ethnicity, disability, family status, or any other characteristic protected under the Fair Housing Act.

- Solomon Greene and Shamus Roller, The Hill

Elaine Gross and Thomas Silverstein, The Hill, "HUD Has Become an Obstacle to Fair Housing" (March 3, 2020)

Sidney Joyner and Theresa Sanders, Long Island Press, "Housing Inequity Hurts All Long Islanders" (February 23, 2020)

Gail Schechter, H.O.M.E, "Housing choice is about integration, too" (February 6, 2020)

Gregory D. Squires, Shelterforce, "Affirmatively Dismantling Fair Housing" (January 30, 2020)

Areeba Haider, Center for American Progress, "3 Ways HUD Is Using Regulatory Attacks to Dismantle Fair Housing Protections" (January 30, 2020)

Jolie Milstein, The Hill, "Rolling back fair housing protections will not ease America's housing crisis" (January 29, 2020)

Christina Rosales, John Henneberger and Zoe Middleton, The Dallas Morning News, "By removing ‘racial segregation and inequality’ from its definition of fair housing, HUD is sending a dangerous message" (January 24, 2020)

John Henneberger, Shelterforce, "HUD Secretary Asks AMerican to Accept Housing Segregation" (January 23, 2020)

Shaun Donovan, The New York Times, "The Trump Administration Is Clearing the Way for Housing Discrimination" (January 22, 2020)

Gregory D. Squires, American Banker, "HUD should scrap its new fair housing plan" (January 17, 2020)

Editorial Board, The Washington Post, "Ben Carson’s disturbing retreat on fair housing" (January 9, 2020)

Solomon Greene, Urban Institute, and Shamus Roller, National Housing Law Project, The Hill, "When a fair housing rule is not fair" (January 7, 2020)

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