Ben Carson to Revise Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule

Headline Roundup August 14th, 2018

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced plans to roll back an Obama-era fair housing rule which required local governments that received HUD funding to assess and break down discriminatory barriers in housing markets. Supporters say the original regulation overburdened communities and impeded the production of affordable housing, while critics argue that the changes will further segregate areas.

Ben Carson to Revise Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Monday announced plans to revamp an Obama-era fair housing rule.

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The HUD Secretary wants to revise Obama-era housing regulations he says do too little to address the real drivers of housing costs.

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