The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.
During Fiscal Year 2007, 702 complaints were received under Title VI and 62 compliance reviews were initiated. HUD estimated that in Fiscal Year 2008, 598 complaints will be received and 114 compliance reviews initiated.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Pertains to all housing and urban development programs that receive Federal financial assistance from HUD, except contracts of insurance and guaranty.
Persons believing they have been subjected to a discriminatory action on the basis of race, color or national origin may file a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Complaints may be sent to any HUD Local Field Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity or HUD Headquarters, Washington, DC.
Complaints must be received within 180 days of the date of the alleged act of discrimination. May be amended.
Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title VI.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Recipients may request a hearing.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
(Salaries and expenses) Not separately identifiable.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Housing and Urban Development's Title VI Regulation is published at 24 CFR Part 1.
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.
Lynn Grosso, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5226, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone: (202) 708-2904, ext. 5361. E-mail: Lynn.M.Grosso@hud.gov.
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