AFFH fair housing termination triggers disappointment from NAR
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In his tweet, President Trump wrote (among other things): “I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream that you will no longer be bothered or financially hurt by having low-income housing built in your neighborhood… Your housing prices will go up based on the market, and crime will go down. I have rescinded the Obama-Biden AFFH Rule. Enjoy!”
President Trump’s tweet on Wednesday ignited heated reactions from both sides of the fence. We reached out to industry organizations to get their perspectives on the administration’s actions.
The National Association of Realtors came out strong on Wednesday, expressing its disappointment that HUD was “retreating” on its decades-long policy requiring that communities receiving taxpayer money address discrimination and segregation.
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