Communities that fail to comply could lose federal funding. Learn more about this under-reported initiative led by HUD that could usurp local zoning laws.
PALM COAST, FL – June 22, 2015 – Overshadowed in the media by recent stories from the Middle East, Greece’s financial woes, and the tragedy in Charleston, S.C., the Obama administration is advancing a plan to level the playing field for U.S. housing. Critics say the initiative called Furthering Fair Housing will empower HUD to dictate what types of homes can be built where, and who may live in them.
This issue is likely to be a theme in the upcoming Presidential election.
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