UPDATE: HAC has submitted its comments to the Office of Management and Budget.
The Housing Assistance Council encourages rural communities and organizations to respond to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) proposal to redefine Metropolitan Statistical Areas. HAC offers this DRAFT language and information to help develop your response to this proposed action. HAC encourages you to customize your response to OMB to reflect you and your community’s position on this issue.
Comments are due to OMB by Friday March 19, 2021
Submit Comments to: https://www.regulations.gov/commenton/OMB-2021-0001-0001
Watch HAC’s webinar, Redefining “Nonmetro”: What Does the Proposed Metropolitan Area Definition Change Mean for Rural America, to learn more.