AFFH Background

 

The Fair Housing Act

  • Title VIII of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, Pub. L. 90-284, 82 Stat. 81 (April 11, 1968) (pdf)
  • The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, Pub. L. 100-430, 102 Stat. 1619 (Sept. 13, 1988) (pdf 1, 2, 3)
  • 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601-3619 (pdf)

The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule and the Assessment Tools

  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule
    80 Fed. Reg. 42271-371, July 16, 2015
    2015-17032 (pdf)
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 24 (Housing and Urban Development), Part 5 (pdf)
  • Assessment of Fair Housing Tool for Local Governments, OMB Control Number: 2529-0054 (pdf)
  • Assessment of Fair Housing Tool for Public Housing Agencies, OMB Control Number: 2529-0055 (pdf) 
  • Proposed Assessment of Fair Housing Tool for States and Insular Areas, September 2016 (pdf) 
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Data and Mapping Tool
    https://egis.hud.gov/affht/

HUD Guidance and Documentation

  • HUD AFFH Rule Guidebook, Version 1, December 31, 2015 (pdf)
  • HUD Interim Guidance for Program Participants on Status of Assessment Tools and Submission Options, January 18, 2017 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Data and Mapping Tool v. 4.1, User Guide, September 2017 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Data and Mapping Tool Data Documentation, Data Version AFFHT0004, December 13, 2017 (pdf)

HUD Summaries and Fact Sheets

  • HUD Rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Executive Summary (7/2015) (pdf)
  • AFFH Fact Sheet: The Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing (7/2015) (pdf)
  • AFFH Fact Sheet: How Program Participants Can Collaborate on their AFH Submissions (11/2015) (pdf)
  • AFFH Fact Sheet: Community Participation and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (Guidance for Consolidated Plan Program Participants) (11/2015) (pdf)
  • AFFH Fact Sheet: Community Participation and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (Guidance for Public Housing Agencies) (11/2015) (pdf)
  • AFFH Fact Sheet: Transitioning to the New AFFH Process (Guidance for Consolidated Plan Program Participants) (11/2015) (pdf)
  • AFFH Fact Sheet: The Fair Housing Planning Process Under the AFFH Rule (12/2015) (pdf)

Related Federal Register Announcements

  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool: Announcement of Final Approved Document
    80 Fed. Reg. 81840-856, Dec. 31, 2015
    2015-32680 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool for States and Insular Areas: Solicitation of Comment-60-Day Notice Under Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
    81 Fed. Reg. 12921-930, Mar. 11, 2016
    2016-05521 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Assessment Tool for States and Insular Area-Information Collection: Solicitation of Comment First 30-Day Notice Under Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
    81 Fed. Reg. 66754-782, Sept. 28, 2016
    2016-23449 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Extension of Deadline for Submission of Assessment of Fair Housing for Consolidated Plan Participants That Receive a Community Development Block Grant of $500,000 or Less
    81 Fed. Reg. 73129-30, Oct. 24, 2016
    2016-25637 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool for Public Housing Agencies: Announcement of Final Approved Document
    82 FR 4373-388, Jan. 13, 2017
    2017-00713 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Announcement of Renewal of Approval of the Assessment Tool for Local Governments
    82 Fed. Reg. 4388-403, Jan. 13, 2017
    2017-00714 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Extension of Deadline for Submission of Assessment of Fair Housing for Consolidated Plan Participants, Federal Register Publication
    83 Fed. Reg. 683-85, Jan. 5, 2018
    2018-00106 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Withdrawal of the Assessment Tool for Local Governments, Federal Register Publication
    83. Fed. Reg. 23922-23927, May 25, 2018
    2018-11146 (pdf)
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: Streamlining and Enhancements, Federal Register Publication
    83. Fed. Reg. 40713-40715, Aug. 16, 2018
    2018-17671 (pdf)

Documents Related to the Analysis of Impediments

  • Fair Housing Planning Guide (1996) (pdf)
  • National Fair Housing Alliance et al. v. Carson et al. (D.D.C. May 8, 2018) Complaint (pdf)
  • National Fair Housing Alliance et al. v. Carson et al. (D.D.C. May 8, 2018) Motion for Preliminary Injunction (pdf)
  • National Fair Housing Alliance et al. v. Carson et al. (D.D.C. Aug 17, 2018) Memorandum Opinion (pdf)