HUD Proposes to Amend Regulations on Criminal Justice and Reducing Barriers to Housing

By. Emily Blumberg and Claudia Wack

On April 10th, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule (“Reducing Barriers to HUD-assisted Housing”) (the “Draft Rule”) that seeks to amend existing program regulations on the admission of individuals with a criminal record to public and HUD-assisted housing as well as the eviction of or termination of assistance to tenants based on criminal activity.  HUD is accepting public comment on the Draft Rule through Monday, June 10th at Regulations.gov.  

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