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FY 2017 Notice of Funding Availability
FY 2017 Fair Housing Initiative Program

Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI)

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. Multi-year awards beyond FY2017 funding are subject to appropriations and the availability of funds. For FY2017, funding for each initiative is listed under a separate NOFA. Applicants must apply under the correct NOFA to be considered for funding. Additionally, if an applicant is eligible and applying for funding under separate initiatives and/or components, the applicant must submit a separate application under the correct NOFA for each component the applicant applies. This NOFA will consider applicants applying under EOI only.

The following is a general description of the Education and Outreach Initiative (see chart in section III. A. for all eligibility requirements and a listing of related components):

Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI). This Initiative provides funding for developing, implementing, carrying out, or coordinating education and outreach programs designed to inform members of the public concerning their rights and obligations under the provisions of the Fair Housing Act.

EOI applicants may be funded under the following components based on eligibility:

Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI) - $7,450,000

(1) National-Based Programs

  • a) National Media Campaign Component (EOI-NMCC) - $1000,000

(2) Regional/Local/Community Based Program

  •  General Component (EOI-G) - $6,450,000

Applicants may apply for funding under multiple EOI Components as long as the applicant meets the specific eligibility requirements for each Component (see eligibility chart in Section III.A.1, and applies under the correct NOFA. Applicants will be funded in accordance with the funding restrictions listed under Section IV.F.5.  In addition, applicants may apply for funding under each FHIP NOFA and under multiple Components as long as the applicant meets the specific eligibility requirements for each NOFA Component.

HUD is making available through this Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI) NOFA $7,450,000 for The Fair Housing Initiatives Program.

Funding Opportunity Number:  FR-6100-N-21A
Opportunity Title:
Competition ID:  FR-6100-N-21A
CFDA No.:  14.416
OMB Approval Numbers:  2529-0033
Opening date:  August 1, 2017
Deadline date:  September 18, 2017 

CONTACT INFORMATION:  HUD staff will be available to provide clarification on the content of this NOFA. Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications. Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFA should be directed to Myron Newry (Myron.P.Newry@hud.gov) at (202) 402-7095. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.


Fair Housing Organization Initiative (FHOI)

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. However, for FY2017, funding for each initiative is listed under a separate NOFA. Applicants must apply under the correct NOFA to be considered for funding. Additionally, if an applicant is eligible and applying for funding under separate initiatives and/or components, the applicant must submit a separate application under the correct NOFA for each component the applicant applies. This NOFA will consider applicants applying under the FHOI Initiative only.

The following is a general description of FHOI (see chart in section III. A. for the FHOI eligibility requirements and component listing):

Fair Housing Organization Initiative (FHOI). This Initiative provides funding to establish new fair housing enforcement organizations and to support the continued existence of fair housing organizations in building their capacity to enforce the prohibitions on discrimination set forth in the Fair Housing Act.

Fair Housing Organization Initiative (FHOI) - 500,000

(1) Continued Development General Component (CDGC) - $500,000;

Applicants may apply for funding under each FHIP NOFA and under multiple Components as long as the applicant meets the specific eligibility requirements for each NOFA Component (see eligibility chart in Section III.A.1 for the eligibility requirements for FHOI). Applicants will be funded in accordance with the funding restrictions listed under Section IV.F.5.

HUD is making available through this FHOI NOFA $500,000 for Fair Housing Initiatives Program.

Funding Opportunity Number:  FR-6100-N-21B
Opportunity Title:
Competition ID:  FR-6100-N-21B
CFDA No.:  14.417
OMB Approval Numbers:  2529-0033
Opening date:  August 1, 2017
Deadline date:  September 18, 2017

CONTACT INFORMATION:  HUD staff will be available to provide clarification on the content of this NOFA. Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications. Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFA should be directed to Myron Newry Myron.P.Newry@hud.gov) at (202) 402-7095. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.


Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI)

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. However, for FY2017, funding for each initiative is listed under a separate NOFA. Applicants must apply under the correct NOFA to be considered for funding. Additionally, if an applicant is eligible and applying for funding under separate initiatives and/or components, the applicant must submit a separate application under the correct NOFA for each component the applicant applies. This NOFA will consider applicants applying under PEI only. Multi-year awards beyond FY2017 funding are subject to appropriations and the availability of funds.

The following is a general description of the Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI) - (see chart in section III. A. for all PEI eligibility requirements):

This Initiative provides funding to private, non-profit fair housing enforcement organizations that meet statutory requirements to investigate violations and obtain enforcement of the rights granted under the Fair Housing Act or State or local laws that provide rights and remedies for discriminatory housing practices that are substantially equivalent to the rights and remedies provided in the Fair Housing Act.

PEI applicants may be funded under the following component based on eligibility:

Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI) -  $15,830,816

(1) Multi-Year Funding Component (PEI-MYFC)

 Total PEI Multi-Year Funding (PEI-MYFC) is $30,350,000 minus $14,519,184 already reserved for FY 2015 and FY 2016 Multi-year grantees), therefore making $15,830,816 available for FY2017 new awardees.

Applicants may apply for funding under each FHIP NOFA as long as the applicant meets the specific eligibility requirements for each Initiative/Component, and in accordance with the funding restrictions listed in each NOFA.

HUD is making available through this Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI) NOFA $15,830,816 for Fair Housing Initiative Programs.

Funding Opportunity Number:  FR-6100-N-21C
Opportunity Title:
Competition ID:  FR-6100-N-21C
CFDA No.:  14.418
OMB Approval Numbers:  2529-0033
Opening date:  August 1, 2017
Deadline date:  September 18, 2017

CONTACT INFORMATION:  HUD staff will be available to provide clarification on the content of this NOFA. Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications. Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFA should be directed to Myron Newry (Myron.P.Newry@hud.gov) at (202) 402-7095. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

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