October 2, 2023

HUD: Over $30 Million Announced to Combat Housing Discrimination Nationwide

Grants will support fair housing education, outreach, testing, and enforcement activities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is making $30,370,597 available to fair housing organizations across the nation working to fight housing discrimination. The funds will support a variety of activities, including fair housing education and outreach, testing and enforcement, through the Department’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP).

Each year, HUD makes funding available to support organizations that enforce the nation’s fair housing laws and policies, as well as educate the public, housing providers, and local governments about their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act.

The categories of grants being made available today are:

Applicants who are interested in applying for funding should go to www.grants.gov/web/grants to obtain a copy of the specific Notice of Funding Opportunity, forms, instructions, and other application materials. Additional information can be found on HUD’s website, www.hud.gov.

Applications must be received by November 30, 2023.

People who believe they have experienced discrimination may file a complaint by contacting HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at (800) 669-9777 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (Relay). Housing discrimination complaints may also be filed by going to www.hud.gov/fairhousing.

This post was originally published here.