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FHEO Programs and Initiatives

Programs and initiatives managed by FHEO

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods.

Fair Housing Assistance Program funds state and local government agencies to investigate fair housing complaints.

Fair Housing Initiatives Program funds private organizations to conduct fair housing activities.

Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST provides information about the Fair Housing Act’s requirements to design and construct covered housing to be accessible to persons with disabilities.

National Fair Housing Training Academy provides fair housing and civil rights training to federal, state, and local agencies, educators, attorneys, industry representatives, FHEO staff, and other housing industry professionals.

Limited English Proficiency Initiative provides funding for the creation and promotion of translated materials and other programs that support the assistance of persons with limited English proficiency in utilizing the services provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


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