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Summarizing Impact of the AFFH Rule, as considered by the Town of Parker

October 11, 2015 Letter Summarizing the Impact of the AFFH Rule As considered by The Town of Parker, CO INTENDED AUDIENCE: Colorado elected officials, policy makers, and support staff PREREQUISITE: A minimal understanding of the new HUD AFFH Rule (suggest www.affh.net/about/ ) RE: / Letter of Understanding sent to Mayor and Town of Parker Council Continue Reading

Decision & History: COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER v. HUD

This is perhaps the longest article posted on this website.  It’s a remarkably complete interpretation, rational, and history behind this historic decision.  The court said there was “no finding” of discrimination, but largely sided with HUD demonstrating just how much control the federal government has over grantees. United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. COUNTY Continue Reading

APPEALS COURT SAYS “NO FINDING” WESTCHESTER ENGAGED IN HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 25, 2015 APPEALS COURT SAYS “NO FINDING” WESTCHESTER ENGAGED IN HOUSING DISCRIMINATION Astorino says ruling vindicates fight to protect home rule and local zoning In a major vindication for all of Westchester County’s municipalities, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said in a ruling issued today that Continue Reading

Americhicks on Radio Hosting Cornelia Mrose from targeted Westchester, NY

Two sound tracks: Cornelia Mrose talks about Dodd Frank, a daunting law that forces fair housing into communities. She also gives examples of supporters and opponents to the bill and how it was passed. Now that it has passed, she describes how it is enforced. Cornelia Mrose outlines how her county in NY is being Continue Reading

Douglas County’s Response Notice to HUD’s AFFH Rule

To Whom It May Concern: Douglas County, Colorado has developed a response to the notice of proposed information collection (FR-5173-N-05) entitled “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool: Solicitation of Comment-30-Day Notice Under Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995” published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2015. Douglas County supports Fair Housing and has made every Continue Reading

Lake County Board to approve CDBG grant compliant with HUD AFFH program

FiscalRangers By Vance Jochim, Tuesday, August 4, 2015   –    Tavares, FL (Lake County) The Lake County Board’s agenda for today’s Tuesday, August 4th 9am meeting includes a “consent” agenda (meaning it will not be discussed in the meeting and is approved automatically) item Tab 3 for the annual plan for CDBG Federal grants received by the Continue Reading