While advocates wait for the Biden administration to undo all of the damage done by the Trump administration, states and localities must still comply with the obligation to have an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, also known as an AI. Information about the AI is here.
Biden Administration’s First 100 Days Rescinding Anti-Fair Housing Regulations
The Trump administration advanced several housing proposals to harm immigrants, undermine fair housing laws, and discriminate against transgender people experiencing homelessness. The Biden Administration has taken important steps to rescind/withdraw proposed and finalized anti-fair housing rules. The chart here identifies some of the most harmful housing proposals from the Trump administration and the steps taken to by the Biden Administration to undo them.
President Biden’s Memorandum
An NLIHC Memo to Members article about President Biden’s “Memorandum on Redressing Our Nation’s and the Federal Government’s History of Discriminatory Housing Practices and Policies” from January 26, 2021 is here.
Trump Administration Eliminates AFFH Rule
An NLIHC Memo to Members article about the Trump administration’s final rule is here.
The Proposed January 14, 2020 AFFH Rule
The Fight for Housing Justice microsite: www.FightForHousingJustice.org
NLIHC two-page summary is here.
NLIHC eight-page summary is here.
NLIHC thirty-page summary and analysis is here.
Statement from Diane Yentel, NLIHC president and CEO is here.
The Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making, August 16, 2018
NLIHC’s comprehensive assessment of the ANPR, available here.
NLIHC’s comment letter is here.
The Suspension of the 2015 Final AFFH Rule, January 5, 2018
NLIHC comment letter regarding suspension is here.
NLIHC Outline of Final AFFH Rule
NLIHC has an outline of key features of the 2015 final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule. NLIHC’s 20-page outline covers essential topics such as the five components of an AFH, the linkage between the AFH and the Consolidated Plan (ConPlan), and the public participation requirements. The outline is here.
Additional NLIHC Resource Documents & Links
- NLIHC Preliminary Overview of Final AFFH Rule (July 13, 2015)
- NLIHC Memo to Members Article (July 13, 2015)
- NLIHC Press Release (July 8, 2015)
- NLIHC Outline of the AI Process (Because the Trump administration has indefinitely suspended implementation of the AFFH rule, jurisdictions and PHAs must use the ineffective AI process.)
- NLIHC Advocates' Guide