Are you a public agency or recipient of federal funds concerned about complying with Federal requirements to promote fair housing opportunity and housing equality in your state, county or city? In this special two day training, community development practitioners, housing professionals and local government officials will learn about the latest developments and best practices under United States Department of Housing & Urban Developmentâs (HUD) Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) requirements, which spell out the fair housing obligations of states, cities and towns across America._______Every public and private entity that receives Community Development Block Grant funds or related support from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has an obligation to âAffirmatively Further Fair Housing.â This training, approved by and funded with support from HUDÊ¼s Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Fair Housing Initiatives Program, will focus on how those communities and agencies receiving funds can ensure compliance with the Fair Housing Act and collaborate with stakeholders to achieve housing opportunity.Participants will gain working knowledge on how to comply with the AFFH rules, the obligations of the Community Development Block Grant program recipients and related HUD-funded initiatives that engage in government contracting, consulting, supporting, training and other services to ensure compliance, as well as learn about model programs and innovative approaches. Participants will also be briefed on the status of current AFFH activity and have an opportunity to âask the experts.âÂ Â Participants may use HUD funds to attend this training with approval from their HUD contract officer. Please join HUD and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition at one of the following scheduled locations:Los Angeles, CA â February 13-14, 2013 (Beverly Garland Hotel)Orlando, FL â February 19-20, 2013 (Double Tree Orlando, Downtown)For reservationsÂ to theÂ DoubleTreeÂ Orlando DowntownÂ please use our reservation website at http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/M/MCOODDT-NCR-20130218/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POGÂ to recieve the specialÂ training rate.
Washington, DC â March 20 â 21, 2013 (NCRC Annual Conference, Capital Hilton Hotel)Westchester, NY â May 22 â 23, 2013 (Crowne Plaza, White Plains)Charleston, SC â September 10 â 11, 2013 (Marriott Downtown Charleston)Chicago, IL â June 11 â 12, 2013 (John Marshall School of Law)IAOHRA Conference â August 2013 (TBD)Â 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, disability advocates, homebuilders, neighborhood stabilization programs, Real estate, financial services, legal services, community based organizations and more, including anyone who partners or receives support from within the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development.Â 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, includingÂ travel and accommodations, please contact Lisa Young at (202) 383-7711 ofÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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