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NLIHC Welcomes HUD’s Landmark Fair Housing Rule

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the much-awaited Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule that is intended to improve compliance with the Fair Housing Act of 1968 by cities, counties, states, and public housing agencies. In addition to prohibiting discrimination in housing, the Fair Housing Act requires recipients of federal housing and community development funds to “affirmatively further fair housing” to overcome the legacy of residential segregation in the U.S.

NCRC Applauds Final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Today, in reaction to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's release of the final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement

NCRC Statement on HUD’s Proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Washington, DC - July 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released for public comment a proposed regulation clarifying the duty of government funded entities to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. This highly anticipated rule provides guidance to over 1200 local governments, all states, and more than 4000 Housing Authorities and community development agencies who receive federal funds on their fair housing responsibilities under Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly known as the Fair Housing Act

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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Alliance Recognizes Efficiency Maine Trust As 2020 Star Of Energy Efficiency

The Alliance to Save Energy on Tuesday announced the Efficiency Maine Trust as the winner of the 2020 Star of Energy Efficiency Award