HUD Announces Affirmatively Further Fair Housing Final Rule

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HUD Announces Affirmatively Further Fair Housing Final Rule

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Final Rule. This rule aims to equip local communities, States, and Insular Areas with clearer guidelines, new tools, and data to meet fair housing obligations established in law. HUD plans to collaborate with communities to provide tools and technical…

Key Provision of Fair Housing Act Upheld by Supreme Court

Key Provision of Fair Housing Act Upheld by Supreme Court By NARC Intern: Nico Stauffer-Mason On June 25, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision regarding housing discrimination and the administration of affordable housing programs. In Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, the Court affirmed that the Fair Housing…

Senate EPW DRIVE Act Analysis

The Senate EPW DRIVE Act: Lots to Like, But Improvements Needed This week, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee passed out of committee – in a 20-0 vote – a transportation authorization proposal called the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a…

The Senate EPW DRIVE Act: Lots to Like, But Improvements Needed

This week, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee passed out of committee – on a 20-0 vote – a transportation authorization proposal called the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a six-year bill with $278 billion in contract authority for fiscal years…

NARC Urges You to Call Senate EPW this Morning

To NARC Members: NARC staff is busy preparing a complete, section-by-section analysis of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s transportation reauthorization legislation that was released yesterday morning and will be marked up on today at 9:30am. Of particular importance is the level of STP suballocation. The EPW bill increases the portion of STP that…

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