WASHINGTON -- The Association of Local Housng Finance Agencies yesterday adopted in final form tough new guidelines for secondary-market disclosure by its members.

The local housing agency standards are the latest in a flurry of guidelines published by industry groups aimed at improving continuing disclosure. Also this wekk, bond lawyers and issuers gave guarded support to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's proposed pilot program for secondary-market disclosure, in comments sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bond trustees broadly backed the pilot in their comments.

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