Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

September 16, 2016

Friday’s Government Report Roundup

By Jamila Moore

  • America is thinking through how English Language Learners receive housing subsidies and support. Although the Fair Housing Act protects specific classes, individuals with limited English understanding and speaking are not fully covered. The U.S. Department of Housing and Development outlines specific rules to ensure these individuals are not discriminated again.
  • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are seeking to help tribal communities across the nation. After completing a study, they have recently awarded 56 million dollars to these efforts.Particularly Alaska  is extremely exciting because they are hoping to mitigate their decline in population and add more affordable housing.
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