Non-Discrimination in the Community Development Block Grant Program (On the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, or Sex)
Section 109 of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended prohibits discrimination in Community Development Block Grant Programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, or sex.
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.
During fiscal year 2002, 40 complaints were received, under Section 109. During fiscal year 2002, 5 Section 109 compliance reviews were initiated.
Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title I, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Persons believing they have been subjected to discriminatory action in a Title I program on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, or sex may file a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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 Field Office Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity or HUD Headquarters, Washington, DC.
Complaints should be received within 180 days of the date of the alleged act of discrimination. May be amended.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Approximately 6 months.
May request review within 30 days of preliminary "Letter of Finding."
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Pertains to all Title I programs, including employment.
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.
Turner Russell, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5214, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone: (202) 619-8041, ext. 6995. E-mail: Turner_X._Russell@hud.gov.
(Salaries and expenses) Not separately identifiable.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Housing and Urban Development regulations at 24 CFR Part 6.
Examples of Funded Projects