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This webinar hosted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the National Housing Law Project, and the National Fair Housing Alliance provides background on AFFH and an overview of the proposed rule. View the webinar slides. 

A short video created by the Alliance for Housing Justice explaining the history and importance of affirmatively furthering fair housing. Available to share on Facebook and Twitter.

HUD proposed rule

HUD 2015 Final rule

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public statements

Civil Rights & Housing Groups Lead Growing Opposition to Trump Administration Attack on Fair Housing (February 19)

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)

The Arc, HUD Proposal Erodes the Promise of the Fair Housing Act (January 14, 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 Community Reinvestment Coalition, NCRC CEO Jesse Van Tol Statement On Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (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)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Statement from Richard Besser, MD, on Proposed Change to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule (February 18, 2020)

Shriver Center on Poverty Law, Shriver Center Opposes HUD Rule That Would Promote Housing Segregation (January 23, 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