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HUD Awards $37 Million to Fight Housing Discrimination

Grants will support more than 150 fair housing organizations nationwide

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is awarding $37 million to fight housing discrimination under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP). These grants will support more than 150 national and local fair housing organizations working to confront violations of the Fair Housing Act.

These grants will allow the groups to provide Fair Housing enforcement through testing in the rental and sales market, to file Fair Housing complaints to HUD, and to conduct investigations. The education and outreach activities these organizations conduct also help to educate the public, housing providers and local governments about their rights and

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50 Years of Fair Housing – 2018 HOPE Fair Housing Month Celebrations

Please join HOPE at our two annual Fair Housing Month celebrations - one in Broward County, one in Miami-Dade County - commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act. Both events are themed "50 Years of Fair Housing," and we will honor the passage, impact, and legacy of the Fair Housing Act, signed in 1968. The Broward event will take place from 9am to 2pm on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Signature Grand in Davie. The Miami-Dade event will take place from 9am to 2pm on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Jungle Island in Miami. Please come to mark the past half-century of this pivotal protection of your civil rights!


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