Supporting Inclusive Communities Through Fair Housing Planning
Are you a public or private sector fair housing planning practitioner? Would you like to learn more about producing an effective Fair Housing Plan or an Analysis of Impediments on a state, regional, or local basis? If so, we invite you to join your colleagues - including community development and housing professionals, public and private sector leaders, & local government officials – for this immersive, interactive and engaging hands on program to learn about the latest fair housing planning developments, best practices & models that are being realized nationwide today. Actual case studies and barriers to fair housing choice—and possible solutions-- will be reviewed, useful fair housing resources and “tools of the trade” will be shared, and model solutions will be identified, discussed and applied by participants.
This advanced fair housing planning colloquium, approved by and funded with support from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development’s Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Fair Housing Initiatives Program, will focus on how participants can collaborate and partner with other stakeholders to achieve equal housing opportunity.
Participants will learn about model programs and innovative approaches from fair housing experts and discuss how to comply with existing fair housing planning requirements, including the obligations of Community Development Block Grant program recipients and related HUD-funded initiatives that engage in government contracting, consulting, supporting, training and other services to ensure equal housing opportunity.
Participants may use HUD funds to attend this training with approval from their HUD contract officer. Please join the National Community Reinvestment Coalition at one of the following scheduled locations:
Orlando, FL – February 19-20, 2013 (Double Tree Orlando, Downtown)
Washington, DC – March 20 – 21, 2013 (NCRC Annual Conference, Capital Hilton Hotel)
Los Angeles, CA – April 4 – 5, 2013 (Beverly Garland Hotel)
Brooklyn, NY – May 22 – 23, 2013 (Aloft Brooklyn Hotel)
Charleston, SC – September 10 – 11, 2013 (Marriott Downtown Charleston)
Chicago, IL – June 11 – 12, 2013 (John Marshall School of Law)
IAOHRA Conference – August 2013 (TBD)
Who should attend?
Professional staff, officials and counsel working for state & local Community Development & Planning agencies, Federal Contract Agencies & Contractors, Affordable Housing Providers & Housing Authorities, Fair Housing Assistance & Fair Housing Initiatives Program grantees, disability advocates, homebuilders, neighborhood stabilization programs, real estate, financial services, legal services, community based organizations and more, including anyone who partners with or receives support from within the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development.
Registration is free and space is limited. Participation is required for both days of the program, and certificates will be issued at the conclusion of day two of the program.For more information, including travel and accommodations, please contact Lisa Young at (202) 383-7711 of firstname.lastname@example.org.
NCRC helps create economic opportunity in all communities by ensuring fair access to credit, capital and housing. We hold financial institutions accountable for fair banking and lending practices. NCRC is a national coalition of community-based organizations working towards these same goals in their communities.
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