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In response to persistent advocacy efforts by CLPHA and our industry colleagues, HUD announced last week that it will withdraw the new public housing funds Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) that became effective in May 2018. As CLPHA’s counsel Reno and Cavanaugh succinctly explained, this ACC was controve
On August 16, HUD published a new notice, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Streamlining and Enhancements (the “Streamlining Notice”), soliciting public comments on amendments to the Affirmatively Further Fair Housing (AFFH) regulations. HUD had previously published its final AFFH rule in 2015, but implementation of the rule and its various assessment tools has since been suspended. HUD is now interested in making amendments to the existing AFFH regulations, as the previous requirements were found by the agency to be ineffective and overly prescriptive.
On October 12, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing released a notice offering eligible PHAs the opportunity to apply for admission to the MTW program, as the first cohort under the expansion process.