On March 26, the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, Enterprise Community Partners, Montgomery Housing Partnership, National Housing Conference, National Housing Trust and U.S. Green Building Council submitted comments to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on its Proposed Rule and Policy Guidance for the Major Capital Investment Projects (also known as New Starts/Small Starts). The comments support efforts to assess applicants' plans to develop and preserve affordable housing development near new transit stops; encourage intensive development near transit; and promote supportive practices such as green building and improved access to transit stops, among other topics. For more information, read the full comment letter.