- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently released a compliance bulletin regarding Amendment to the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act. The bulletin provides information to interested parties, primarily developers, regarding the extension of exemption from registration and disclosure requirements of the sale of a condiminium, which is not exempt under other provisions.
- The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) has released Final Interim Guidance regarding its Capital Investment Grant Program. This guidance provides a greater level of detail with respect to the methods of evaluation used in funding decisions. According to Enterprise Community Partners, “…the incorporation of affordable housing criteria in the evaluation framework has been effective in promoting such coordination. The revised guidance reaffirms those elements and makes two minor adjustments to the affordable housing portion of the land use rating criteria: project sponsors will now have more flexibility in certifying affordable housing data, and transit projects reaching counties with more affordable housing will receive a scoring bonus.”
The Government Accountability Office issued a report, Multiple Factors Influence Extent of Transit-Oriented Development. The GAO writes that