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
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
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.
Blog Post
Jul24

Enterprise Opposes HUD Proposed Rule That Would Roll Back Transgender Protections at Federally Funded Homeless Shelters

On July 24, HUD published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that would roll back protections for transgender people experiencing homelessness by allowing federally-funded homeless shelters whose facilities are segregated by sex (such as bathrooms and shared sleeping quarters) to establish a discriminatory admission policy that considers an individual’s sex and a range of other factors.
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Enterprise in the News
Jul24

Today, Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), National Housing Trust (NHT), Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF), Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), and Housing Partnership Network (HPN) released a joint statement opposing HUD’s termination of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, an action that weakens the nation’s fair housing responsibilities.
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