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FOIA News: HUD finalizes new FOIA regulations

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

The Department of Housing and Urban Development published a final rule implementing new FOIA regulations in today's issue of the Federal Register.  The changes introduced by the agency are required to bring its regulations into compliance with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.  Further, the rule revises HUD's regulations "to more accurately reflect statutory language."  HUD did not solicit public comments prior to issuance of the final rule, which is effective February 13, 2017.