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…