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, the Department did not receive any Architectural Barriers Act complaints. The Department does not anticipate any Architectural Barriers Act complaints in FY 2008.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Pertains to all HUD Programs which are leased for occupancy by the Department or which are designed, built or altered with certain Federal funds (e.g., low income public housing).
Individuals who believe there has been noncompliance with the Architectural Barriers Act or 24 CFR Part 41 may file a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Complaints may be sent to the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.
Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, Section 502, as amended.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
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
24 CFR Parts 40 and 41.
Regional or Local Office
Lynn Grosso, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, S.W., Room 5226, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone: (202) 708-2904, ext. 5361. E-mail: Lynn.M.Grosso@hud.gov.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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