AFFH for States: If some version of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule is reinstated later this year, it will be a major opportunity for state governments (which were left out of the initial AFFH process because the Trump Administration suspended the rule before the paperwork for state governments was completed). In anticipation of a reinstated rule, we’ve put … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (January 20, 2022): AFFH for States; “Fostering Diverse Schools”
Happy New Year! FY 2023 budget: The federal government doesn’t even have a budget finalized for the current (2022) fiscal year, but last month was the time to make suggestions for new or innovative programs to be included in the President’s Budget for the next fiscal year, 2023. We joined in several recommendations, including a joint letter with the National Housing Law … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (January 7, 2022): The Next Federal Budget; Secretary Cardona’s Priorities; and PRRAC is Hiring!
The new issue of Poverty & Race, expertly guest edited by Kara Finnigan of the University of Rochester, highlights research and policy connections between housing and school integration, with over a dozen new articles on policy, theory, and youth engagement. Read the issue here. PRRAC is hiring! See our new posting for Director of State and Local Engagement here. Between … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (December 16, 2021): Housing and School Connections in the New Issue of Poverty & Race; and PRRAC is Hiring!
FHFA and AFFH: We submitted comments to the Federal Housing Finance Agency in response to their request for input on the advancement of equity in housing finance, emphasizing the need to conform equity plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the affirmative furthering fair housing mandate of the Fair Housing Act. Mobility Conference coming next Thursday – the (virtual) 8th … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (October 28, 2021): FHFA and AFFH; Census Proposal; Build Back Better Housing Investments
More details posted on the November 4th Housing Mobility Conference, with panels on the Housing Mobility Demonstration, future housing mobility policy and prospects for new funding, expanded landlord recruitment, and increasing tenant engagement – register today for this (free) virtual conference! Landlords and Emergency Rental Assistance: A growing number of states and … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (October 14, 2021): Housing Mobility Conference; ERAP and SOI Discrimination; Evictions and AFFH; School Discipline and (De)segregation