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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
HUD has announced the Final Rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH).
HUD Enforcement Management System (HEMS)
NOFA Release 2016.
FHIP funds are used to increase compliance with the Fair Housing Act. This year, funding is available under three Initiatives: Private Enforcement (PEI), Fair Housing Organization (FHOI) and Education and Outreach (EOI) Initiatives.
Section 3 Business Registry
The Section 3 Business Registry is a listing of firms that have self-certified that they meet one of the regulatory definitions of a Section 3 business.
SECTION 3: CONNECTING LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS WITH OPPORTUNITY.
From 2012 to 2015, HUD's Section 3 Program accounted for over 110,000 jobs for local residents and $4.8 billion in contracts awarded to 26,000 businesses that substantially employ those persons.
FHEO protects people from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status. In addition, housing providers that receive HUD funding, have loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), as well as lenders insured by FHA, may be subject to HUD program regulations intended to ensure equal access of LGBT persons.