In January 2017, the City of San Francisco passed a mandatory access law (MAL) designed to address this issue. A 2019 analysis conducted by NMHC, however, found no observable relationship between the presence of state mandatory access laws (MALs) and a multi-tenant environment (MTE) household’s likelihood of having broadband Internet access.
Following continued advocacy by NMHC and other stakeholders, earlier today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) joined the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in announcing a long-awaited data sharing agreement that will better enable HUD supported residents to access and enroll in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).
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On February 15, 2022, the FCC issued a Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling in a proceeding that apartment owners have been watching closely for nearly five years. To help NMHC members navigate the new rule and better understand the real-world implications of the changes, NMHC’s outside FCC Counsel, Matt Ames of Hubacher, Ames and Taylor crafted a comprehensive resource document.
To help NMHC members navigate the new rule and better understand the real-world implications of the changes, NMHC’s outside FCC Counsel, Matt Ames of Hubacher, Ames and Taylor crafted a comprehensive guidance document.
- NMHC NAA Comments to FCC on Digital Discrimination
- Real Coalition Comments to National Telecommunications and Information Administration Regarding BEAD
- NMHC Coalition Letter to FCC Regarding Broadband Choice
- NMHC Comments Regarding Proposed CCPA Regulations – December 2019
- Improving Competitive Broadband Access Letter to FCC September 2019