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March 4, 2019

House Subcommittee Examines Stakeholder Perspectives on Fair Housing

The House Transportation-HUD (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee held a hearing on February 12 at which stakeholders provided their perspectives on HUD’s recent policy changes related to fair housing. Witnesses testified about the effect of delays in fair housing funding as well as HUD’s decisions…

February 25, 2019

House Appropriations Subcommittees to Hold Hearings on Fair Housing and CDFIs

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) will hold a hearing on stakeholder perspectives on fair housing on February 27 at 10:00 a.m. ET in Room 2358-A, Rayburn Office Building. Witnesses include Claudia Aranda of the Urban Institute and…