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June 10, 2024
Comment on Proposed Rule - Reducing Barriers to HUD-Assisted Housing
The Consumer Data Industry Association ("CDIA"), Professional Background Screening Association ("PBSA"), and the National Consumer Reporting Association ("NCRA") offer comments on behalf of the resident screening industry on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's ("HUD") proposed rule Reducing Barriers to HUD-Assisted Housing.
May 3, 2024
HUD Fair Housing Act Tenant Screening Guidance - Summary
Below is a summary of the guidance released on Thursday, May 2nd by HUD regarding tenant screening under the Fair Housing Act. The released guidance is lengthy and not subject to notice and comment. If you are in the tenant screening space, please be sure to review the guidance and the below summary. As always, consult with legal counsel to discuss impact to your business and your clients. This summary was prepared by Jay Harris, Hudson Cook.
April 11, 2024
HUD Proposes New Tenant Screening Regulations
Prepared by PBSA Legislative Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
April 2, 2024
Member Advisory: DOJ-FTC-CFPB Unveil Tenant Screening
DOJ-FTC-CFPB Unveil Tenant Screening ?"Know Your Rights" Resource

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