The second shoe drops: HUD general counsel warns crime screening may violate Fair Housing Act
Housing providers have feared that the use of crime records for tenant screening would be targeted as a potential violation of the FHAct. Those fears were confirmed today when HUD’s Office of General Counsel issued official guidance.—Harry J. Kelly
New York State releases RFP
New York State Homes and Community Renewal Releases RFP for Immediate Funding Opportunities.—Meghan C. Altidor
Location: Riverside Convention Center | Riverside, CA
Date: April 28, 2016
Speakers: Tatiana Gutierrez Abendschein, Ed Campbell
Topics include: Meeting affordable housing needs, housing needs for special populations, obstacles affecting financial stability, homeownership challenges, updates on legislative actions to enforce the Fair Housing Act.
Location: New York Marriott Marquis | New York, NY
Date: May 10–11, 2016
Speakers: Meghan Altidor, Nate Bernard, John Kelly, Joe Lynch, Deborah VanAmerongen, Aaron Yowell
Topics include: Fair Housing, LIHTC preservation, MWBE programs and mentoring, new middle income and mixed-use housing programs, sustainability and design, plus much more.
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