By Housing Affairs Letter

HUD intends to submit a new rule proposal in April targeting massive desegregation of each of the nation’s more than 74,000 census tracts. The plan, modeled on HUD’s Westchester County, NY low-income housing mandate, will require that each census tract contain a similar percentage of minority families that now live in concentrated areas of a local/regional government’s jurisdiction. HUD determined that the county’s minority population is 10%, mostly concentrated in White Plains and Yonkers.

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