Tag: Housing

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tax Bill Expected to Spur Affordable Housing Development

February 2, 2024

Via: JD Supra

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation this week that is predicted to finance hundreds of thousands of affordable housing units, helping New York City and state housing agencies struggling to meet demand. The $78 billion Tax Relief for […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Meta and Outlines Proposed Settlement Structure Over Allegedly Discriminatory Housing Advertising Practices

June 23, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On June 21, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit and a settlement framework with Meta Platforms, Inc. (previously known as Facebook) to resolve allegations that Meta’s advertising placement algorithms discriminate against Facebook users based on their race, color, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing Ramps Up Enforcement of California’s “Ban-the-Box” Law

December 9, 2021

Via: National Law Review

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) recently announced a new effort to identify and correct violations of the Fair Chance Act. The Fair Chance Act, which was enacted in January 2018 and is commonly known as California’s […]

Know Your Rights

Should Housing Be a Right?

July 27, 2021

Via: FindLaw

The Sacramento City Council is strongly considering passage of the nation’s first “right to housing” measure. What would that mean? And what might be the broader impact if more cities, and even states, proclaim housing to be a human right? […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tax Credit Housing and Income

April 27, 2021

Via: Investopedia

How Are Allowable Assets Determined? In U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) affordable rental housing programs, owners and public housing agencies must determine annually a family’s income for eligibility. Included in the calculation is projected income from assets. […]