Non-Discrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs (On the Basis of Age)
The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, is designed to prohibit discrimination on the basis of age in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 08/20/2009 (Archived.)
OFFICE OF FAIR HOUSING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Investigation of Complaints.
HUD received five age discrimination complaints during fiscal year 2002.
Age Discrimination Act of 1975.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any individual aggrieved by a discriminatory practice because of age may file a complaint against the recipient of Federal financial assistance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development. A complainant may file a civil action following exhaustion of administrative remedies under the Act.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Complaints may be sent to any Local HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office or HUD Headquarters, Washington, DC Office.
A complaint can be filed within 180 days from the date of the alleged act of discrimination. A complaint based on age must be referred to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service for mediation. If the complaint is not resolved, it is returned to HUD for investigation.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
A complaint based on age must be referred immediately upon receipt by HUD for referral to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Subject to legislative restrictions as to coverage, individuals are entitled to services, i.e., housing which is suitable according to needs and financial ability in the area in which they desire to live, etc., without discrimination based on age. Investigations are conducted if complaints cannot be mediated successfully and action is taken to settle the complaints. Beneficiaries and recipients are provided with brochures on the mediation process.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
HUD Local Field Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Director, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity in the appropriate HUD Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Milton Turner, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th St., SW., Room 5240, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone: (202) 708-2333, ext. 7057. E-mail: Milton_Turner@hud.gov.
(Salaries and expenses) Not separately identifiable.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Nondiscrimination on the basis of age in HUD Programs or activities receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 24 CFR Part 146.
Examples of Funded Projects