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HUD/CPD RIN: 2506-AC54 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands (FR-6272)  

This proposed rule would revise HUD’s regulations governing floodplain management and the protection of wetlands to implement the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS), in accordance with Executive Order 13690 (Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input), improve the resilience of HUD-assisted or financed projects to the effects of climate change and natural disasters, and provide for greater flexibility in the use of HUD assistance in floodways under certain circumstances. This rule would also revise HUD’s floodplain and wetland regulations to streamline them, improve overall clarity, and modernize standards.

Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 24 CFR 50    24 CFR 55    24 CFR 58    24 CFR 200   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 3535(d)    E.O. 11990    E.O. 11988    E.O. 13690   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Moriel-Elorm Tchaou
Acting Director, Office of Environment and Energy
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of Community Planning and Development
451 Seventh Street SW,
Washington, DC 20410
Phone:202 402-7077