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HUD Moves to Reinstate Fair Housing Rules Repealed by Trump

April 13, 2021, 9:51 PM

The Biden administration is moving quickly to reinstate measures aimed at combating housing discrimination that were subject to a Trump-era rollback.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development submitted Monday a pair of regulations for White House review that would strengthen the agency’s ability to get communities to boost fair housing efforts and police against unintentional housing discrimination. The moves come a month after the Senate confirmed Marcia Fudge to serve as HUD secretary.

An interim final rule sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs would reinstate the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule, which allowed the agency...

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