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Community Development and Housing News: April 11, 2022

The DOJ weighs in on website accessibility issues that break from ADA requirements, HUD plans for 2023 and beyond, and more. Today, April 11, also marks the 54th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act in 1968.

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Justice Department Issues Web Accessibility Guidance Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

New guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) covers examples of common web accessibility barriers; why government services offered online are subject to ADA requirements; and tips, information, and resources for making your web content fully accessible to all people. Read article


HUD Issues FFY 2023 Plans and FY 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

Following the release of its annual performance report for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2021, HUD has released its annual performance plan for FFY 2023, which describes how HUD will measure progress toward achieving its mission, including objectives tied to HUD’s 2022-2026 strategic plan. Read document


Statement by HUD Secretary Fudge on the President’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Secretary Marcia Fudge responds to the Biden-Harris Administration’s recently submitted budget, which includes increasing supply and access to affordable housing (as well as promoting homeownership), supporting equitable community development, and advancing sustainability. Read article


HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Puerto Rico Disaster Survivors

In response to February’s severe storm, flooding, and landslides, HUD is supplementing state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in Puerto Rico with federal disaster resistance. Read article


Secretary Fudge Delivers Remarks at Fair Housing Month Virtual Ceremony

2022 marks the 54th year since the Fair Housing Act was signed into law on April 11, 1968. HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge speaks on the ongoing impact and growth of the law over the years. Read article


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