Enterprise in the News
Aug06

Chair of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA-43), Ranking Member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced legislation to require the Federal Reserve (Fed) to use its existing authorities to close racial gaps in employment, wages and wealth as well as report on how these gaps change over time.
Enterprise in the News
Jul31

Today, the House of Representatives passed a six-bill appropriations minibus, H.R. 7617, for fiscal year 2021 (FY21), which bundles the departments of Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Defense, Commerce, Justice, Energy, Treasury Labor, Health and Human Services and Education spending bills. Included in the minibus are two FY21 appropriations bills, Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD), that provide strong funding for affordable housing and community development.
Enterprise in the News
Jul31

HUD’s termination of the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule – through the adoption of the new Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice rule without an opportunity for public comment – gained national attention after President Trump used Twitter earlier this week to frame the termination of the AFFH rule as a relief for suburbs who were “bothered or financially hurt by having low income housing built in [their] neighborhood,” making incorrect assertions that low-income housing lowers property values and increases neighborhood crime.
Enterprise in the News
Jul29

Chair of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA-43), Chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), and Chair of the House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO-1) have issued a joint statement in response to HUD’s termination of the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule.
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