Housing: Preservation and improvement of existing affordable housing stock

    Use HUD disaggregated data especially in places with high AAPI populations such as Hawaii and require community engagement in AFFH guidance Create new programs within HUD to support tenant services for tenants living in the private market to preserve the affordable rental housing stock Promote permanent affordable housing approaches in public and private housing developments including an inclusionary zoning mandate for any development using public subsidies, and land trusts Use Historic Preservation as a tool to preserve affordable housing and commercial sites Increase public investments for the preservation and retrofitting of existing affordable rental housing Improve utilization of energy conservation initiatives in AAPI communities through investments in in-language outreach Change eligibility for support services and relocation assistance for new management of public housing under the Rental Assistance Demonstration program. Rental Assistance Demonstration program: Change eligibility for support services and relocation assistance for new management of public housing under program

    Increase support and flexibility of Community Development Block Grants with a 100% of investments benefitting low-income communities Preserve funding for the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants Maintain HOME and CDBG funds.