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HUD Interim Final Rule Restoring Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Definitions and Certifications

This interim final rule issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and effective July 31, 2021, repeals the 2020 Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice (PCNC) regulations and reinstates aspects of the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulations, including certain definitions and certification requirements, that had been repealed by the PCNC rule.

HUD FY 2022 Budget in Brief

On May 28, 2021, the Biden Administration submitted to Congress its budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The administration requests $68.7 billion for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, an increase of $9 billion above the FY 2021 enacted level.

U.S. Department of Treasury “General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Proposals”

To accompany the president's budget request, the U.S. Department of Treasury releases the “General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals,” which provides an explanation of the administration’s revenue proposals for that fiscal year.

HUD FAQs on Emergency Rental Assistance for Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program Participants

On May 12, 2021, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Public and Indian Housing published these Frequently Asked Questions on use of funds from the Treasury Department’s Emergency Rental Assistance program to assist participants in the public housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs.

U.S. Department of the Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Frequently Asked Questions (Updated as of May 7, 2021)

This FAQ document provides guidance regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance program enacted in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.

U.S. Department of Treasury Library: Hardest Hit Fund Program Documents

This webpage contains the most recent fact sheets, program requirements, and allocations for each state HFA’s Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) program. HFAs have utilized the HHF in various ways to help homeowners avoid foreclosure and stabilize neighborhoods.

HUD Operating Requirements on Emergency Housing Vouchers

On May 5, 2021, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Public and Indian Housing issued these operating requirements for the $5 billion in Emergency Housing Vouchers, included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

CFPB Executive Summary of Final Rule on Qualified Mortgage Definition Delay

On April 27, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released this executive summary of its final rule delaying the mandatory compliance date for the final Qualified Mortgage (QM) Definition under the Truth in Lending Act: General QM Loan Definition from July 1, 2021 to October 1, 2022.

CFPB Final Rule on Qualified Mortgage Definition Delay

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued this final rule to delay the mandatory compliance date for the final Qualified Mortgage (QM) Definition under the Truth in Lending Act: General QM Loan Definition from July 1, 2021 to October 1, 2022.