HUD established the Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse (RBC) to collect, process, assemble, and disseminate information on state and local regulations and policies affecting the creation and maintenance of affordable housing.
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New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (HSTPA) has two main objectives. One is to significantly limit the conditions under which property owners can raise the rents of regulated units beyond the annual adjustments allowed by local rent guideline boards. In particular, the act limits how much landlords can increase rents to pay for major capital improvements or individual apartment improvements. Read More>>
Illinois financial institutions have a "continuing and affirmative obligation to meet the financial services needs of communities" they serve, according to the state’s 2021 Community Reinvestment Act, which requires assessments of discriminatory practices and any systematic pattern of loans that reduce the affordable housing supply.