HUD Announces Rule Seeking to Rollback 2015 AFFH Rule and Radically Change the Definition of Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. WASHINGTON, DC - On January 7, 2020, PRRAC released the following statement: “Today HUD announced a major step in its ongoing rollback of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule, a key civil rights regulation implementing … [Read more...] about PRESS RELEASE: PRRAC Denounces HUD’s Effort to Ignore Its Civil Rights Obligation Under the Law
Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
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Post-Ruling Defendants’ opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Amend the Judgment and for Leave to Amend the Complaint (October 2018) Plaintiffs’ reply brief (October 2018) Plaintiffs' Motion to Amend the Judgment and for Leave to Amend the Complaint (September 2018) Second Amended Complaint (September 2018) Ruling Opinion (U.S. District Court of the District … [Read more...] about National Fair Housing Alliance et al v. Carson (2018)
By Charlie Dulik & Alexandra Fennell (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) Like every major American city, New York is deeply spatially divided along racial lines, due to redlining, residential segregation and discrimination. Arguably no place exhibits this more clearly than north Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle, the intersection of white Williamsburg, predominantly … [Read more...] about “Churches United for Fair Housing: Organizing and Litigating Against Exclusionary Housing Policies in Brooklyn” by Charlie Dulik & Alexandra Fennell (April-June 2018 P&R Issue)
On April 18, 2018, the Poverty and Race Research Action Council hosted a symposium on "Civil Rights Intersections: Celebrating 50 years of the Fair Housing Act” at the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation in Alabama. Panelists spoke on the intersection of economic justice and racial segregation in Selma and the rest of the country. Select Video Excerpts … [Read more...] about Civil Rights Intersections: Celebrating 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act
Not in any newsletter issue of Poverty & Race On July 19, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued an important draft rule to clarify the Fair Housing Act’s 1968 legal mandate to address segregated housing patterns and promote diverse, inclusive communities. The purpose of the rule is to provide clearer guidance to state and local governments … [Read more...] about Responses to HUD’s “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” Proposed Rule