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National Housing Law Project, HUD Launches Administration's Latest Attack on Civil Rights by Retreating on Fair Housing (January 14, 2020) 

National Low Income Housing Coalition, Statement from NLIHC President & CEO Diane Yentel on Release of HUD's Proposal to Gut the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule (January 7, 2020)

Alliance for Housing Justice, HUD's Proposed Rule: AHJ's Response (January 8, 2020)

Americans for Financial Reform, AFR Ed Fund Criticizes HUD Proposal for Thwarting Fair Housing Goals (January 8, 2020)

Prosperity Now, Prosperity Now's Statement on HUD's Proposed New Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Regulation (January 8, 2020)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse Communities' Progress Toward Meeting Fair Housing Obligations (January 7, 2020)

Center for Responsible Lending, HUD Proposes New Rule Weakening Fair Housing Protections (January 7, 2020)

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Condemns HUD Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Oversight (January 7, 2020)

Legal Defense and Educational Fund, HUD's Newly Proposed Fair Housing Rule Eliminates Municipal Requirements for Addressing Racial Disparities in Housing Access and Opportunity (January 7, 2020)

National Fair Housing Alliance, NFHA Opposes HUD Proposal to Dismantle Fair Housing Act​, Weaken Enforcement (January 7, 2020)

Poverty & Race Research Action Council, PRRAC Denounces HUD’s Effort to Ignore Its Civil Rights Obligation Under the Law (January 7, 2020)

National Community Reinvestment Coalition, NCRC CEO Jesse Van Tol Statement On Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (January 7, 2020)


"This proposed rule underscores Secretary Carson’s fundamental misunderstanding or willful misreading of the Fair Housing Act and its obligations. His proposal would allow communities to ignore the essential racial desegregation obligations of fair housing law and is the latest of Secretary Carson’s attempts to weaken and disrupt HUD’s fair housing duties." - Diane Yentel, National Low Income Housing Coalition president & CEO