HUD: Public Comments Sought on Potential Changes to Regulation Requiring Accessibilty and Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in HUD-Assisted Programs

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) in the Federal Register. HUD is considering revising the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) implementing regulation at 24 C.F.R. part 8 and requests public comment to assist HUD in […]

CFPB: Artificial Intelligence, Automated Systems and Advanced Technology Have the Potential to Result in Unlawful Discrimination

CFPB and Federal Partners Confirm Automated Systems and Advanced Technology Not an Excuse for Lawbreaking Behavior Four federal agencies jointly pledged today to uphold America’s commitment to the core principles of fairness, equality, and justice as emerging automated systems, including those sometimes marketed as “artificial intelligence” or “AI,” have become […]

FHFA: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Fair Lending Oversight Issued

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that it is seeking comment on a proposed rule that would formalize many of the Agency’s existing practices and programs regarding fair housing and fair lending oversight of its regulated entities. Specifically, the proposed rule would codify in regulation: FHFA’s fair lending […]

HUD: Public Comment Period Extended by Two Weeks for the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Proposed Rule

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is announcing that it will extend the public comment date for its Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing proposed rule by 14 days, to April 24, 2023. To do this, HUD has submitted a notice to the Federal Register, which can be found here. […]

HUD: National Fair Housing Month 2023 and the 55th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act Commemorated

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicked off Fair Housing Month 2023, commemorating 55 years since the Fair Housing Act was signed into law. This year’s Fair Housing Month theme, Choices for All Voices: Building an Equitable Future, underscores the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advancing equity in […]

HUD: Additional $3.4 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Available for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program

Agencies can apply to grants opportunities to fight housing discrimination related to the COVID-19 Pandemic until May 11, 2023; Resources build on COVID-19 related loss mitigation efforts that kept nearly 2 million people in their homes during the COVID-19 National Emergency The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]

HUD: $54 Million Awarded to 182 Grantees in 42 States to Fight Housing Discrimination

Ahead of anniversary of PAVE Action Plan, some grants empower organizations to test for appraisal bias and educate local communities The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $54 million to 182 fair housing organizations across the country under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP). The grants will […]

HUD: “Discriminatory Effects” Rule Restored

Department to rescind 2020 Fair Housing Act rule and restore 2013 policy to eradicate discriminatory practices from housing market Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register for publication a Final Rule entitled Restoring HUD’s Discriminatory Effects Standard. The Final […]