HUD to Publish Interim Final Rule Restoring Definitions, Certifications in AFFH Regulations

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 8:45am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will publish in Thursday’s Federal Register an interim final rule restoring certain definitions and certifications in regulations the Fair Housing Act’s requirement to affirmatively further fair housing (AFFH). The interim rule also reinstates the process by which HUD provides technical assistance and other support to funding recipients who are engaged in fair housing planning to support their certifications. The rule will go into effect July 31. HUD solicits comments on the action by July 10.

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