HUD established the Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse (RBC) to collect, process, assemble, and disseminate information on state and local regulations and policies affecting the creation and maintenance of affordable housing.
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New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (HSTPA) has two main objectives. One is to significantly limit the conditions under which property owners can raise the rents of regulated units beyond the annual adjustments allowed by local rent guideline boards. In particular, the act limits how much landlords can increase rents to pay for major capital improvements or individual apartment improvements. Read More>>
In 2021, Colorado adopted legislation to clarify that local governments can require rent-restricted affordable housing if the jurisdiction has also created incentives or increased the overall number or density of housing.