Should HUD require ‘affordable housing’ in wealthy neighborhoods? The House doesn’t think so

Republicans hope to block a proposed federal regulation that would force localities to take additional steps to integrate segregated neighborhoods and bring affordable housing to wealthy areas.

If localities fail to take such actions, they would no longer be eligible for community development block grants and other housing-related grants.

At issue is the ” Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” (AFFH) regulation, which was proposed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2013. The… …read more