City of Toledo Affirms its Commitment to Fair Housing and Preserves Core Civil Rights Protections Gutted by HUD

The City of Toledo recently passed legislation to uphold its commitment to housing equity and preserve fundamental civil rights protections. An ordinance drafted by The Fair Housing Center was introduced by Councilmembers Gadus, Komives, and Melden in response to new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulations issued by HUD that will effectively gut a key…

The Fair Housing Center Condemns HUD Rule Gutting Key Civil Rights Enforcement Tool to Combat Segregation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulations that will weaken efforts to make communities more diverse and equitable. AFFH is a longstanding fair housing enforcement tool that requires local entities to identify and proactively address barriers to housing choice. HUD’s new rule will effectively gut…