Listening session on AFFH rule: We are participating in a Housing Justice Network “listening session” on the proposed AFFH rule (which was officially published in the Federal Register this morning) on February 15 at 1:00eastern. If you are considering submitting comments on the proposed rule, you may want to join the webinar – register here (advocates only please!). See also Policylink’s new AFFH public comment guide here.
Other news and resources
UN visit in the wake of the Memphis killing: The UN expert panel created in the wake of the George Floyd murder in 2020 (the “International Independent Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law Enforcement”) will be conducting its first visit to the U.S. on April 24-May 6 and has called for input by February 24. Details here.
Notes on the “renters’ bill of rights”: The National Housing Law Project has released a helpful guide to what’s in (and what’s not) in the White House “Blueprint for a Renters’ Bill of Rights” released on January 25.
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