Beginning the implementation of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule

To help local governments already beginning to think about how to complete their Assessments for Fair Housing (AFH), on March 31, the National Housing Conference, Enterprise Community Partners and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments sponsored an event, "Partners on Preparing for the Assessment of Fair Housing: Exploring Local Data Needs." The goal of the event was to provide tools and more clarity on drafting an AFH. It also illustrated how we are only at the beginning of this process and have a lot to learn and work out, but AFHs can offer communities a significant opportunity to think through their approaches to affordable housing in new ways. Read more in my blog post here.

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