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Announcement of Funding Awards; Fair Housing Initiatives Program; Fiscal Year 2001

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD.

ACTION:

Announcement of funding awards.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this document notifies the public of the fiscal year 2001 funding awards made under the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP). The purpose of this document is to announce the names and addresses of the award winners and the amount of the awards to be used to strengthen the Department's enforcement of the Fair Housing Act and to further fair housing.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Myron Newry, Director, FHIP Support Division, Office of Programs, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 5230, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number (202) 708-2215 (this is not a toll-free number). A telecommunications device (TTY) for hearing and speech impaired persons is available at (800) 877-8339 (this is a toll-free number).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3601-19 (the Fair Housing Act) charges the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with responsibility to accept and investigate complaints alleging discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin in the sale, rental, or financing of most housing. In addition, the Fair Housing Act directs the Secretary to coordinate with state and local agencies administering fair housing laws and to cooperate with and render technical assistance to public or private entities carrying out programs to prevent and eliminate discriminatory housing practices.

Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3616, established the FHIP to strengthen the Department's enforcement of the Fair Housing Act and to further fair housing. This program assists projects and activities designed to enhance compliance with the Fair Housing Act and substantially equivalent state and local fair housing laws. Implementing regulations are found at 24 CFR part 125.

The FHIP has three active funding categories: The Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI), the Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI), and the Fair Housing Organizations Initiative (FHOI). This Notice announces awards made, primarily, under EOI, PEI and FHOI, as well as award(s) under National Programs and other special funding categories.

The Department announced in the Federal Register on February 26, 2001 (66 FR 11638 and 66 FR 11793), the availability of approximately $16,500,000, out of an appropriation of $24,000,000, and any potential recapture, to be utilized for the FHIP for projects and activities through PEI, EOI, FHOI with the remaining approximately $7,500,000 designated to the National Housing Discrimination Audit 2001. Additionally, on July 25, 2001 (66 FR 38846) the availability of approximately $1,000,000 for a 24-month period was announced under a separate Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) under the EOI—National Program—Model Codes Partnership Component (MCPC). Although the MCPC was first published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2000, no timely applications were received.

This Notice announces the award of approximately $16,336,127 million of FY 2001 grant funding to 94 organizations that submitted applications under the February 26, 2001 SuperNOFA and the award of six contracts to four organizations for approximately $5,498,754.10 for the National Housing Discrimination Study and other purposes. This Notice further announces the award of approximately $1,874,519.00 of FY 2000 funding to 2 organizations, which included an award to 1 organization under the July 25, 2001, NOFA. Finally, this notice announces the award of approximately $1,999,712 in FY 2001 funding to two National EOI programs plus another $72,000 for partial funding of one FHOI/ENOC program for applications submitted under the March 26, 2002 SuperNOFA.

The Department reviewed, evaluated and scored the applications received based on the criteria in the February 26, 2001 SuperNOFA and the July 25, 2001 NOFA. As a result, HUD has funded the applications announced in Appendix A, and in accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is hereby publishing details concerning the recipients of funding awards in Appendix A of this document.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number for currently funded Initiatives under the Fair Housing Initiatives Program is 14.408.

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Dated: August 10, 2006.

Bryan Greene,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs.

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Appendix A—FY 2001 Fair Housing Initiatives Program Awards

Applicant nameContact personRegionAward amount
Education and Outreach Initiative/General Component
City of Cambridge Human Rights Commission, 51 Inman Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139Quo Tran, 617-349-43961$95,987.00
City of Boston Fair Housing, One City Hall Plaza, Room 966, Boston, MA 02201Victoria Williams, 817-635-2525193,133.00
Westchester Residential Opportunities, 470 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 410, White Plains, NY 10605Toni Downes, 914-428-4507 x306299,965.00
Neighborhood Economic Development, Avocacy Project, 299 Broadway, Suite 706, New York, NY 10007Sarah Ludwig, 212-393-95952100,000.00
Citizen Action of New Jersey, 400 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601Phyllis Salowe-Keye, 201-488-28042100,000.00
Housing Council in the Monroe County Area, Inc., 183 East Main Street, Suite 1100, Rochester, NY 14604Anne Peterson, 716-546-3700 x3008298,560.00
Fair Housing Council of Central New York, Inc., 327 W. Fayette Street, Suite 408, Syracuse, NY 13202Merrilee Witherell, 315-471-0420296,602.00
Asian Americans for Elderly Comm. Development Fund, 111 Division Street, New York, NY 10002Sui Kwan Chan, 212-964-22882100,000.00
City of New York, Department of Housing Preservation, 100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10038Jerilyn Perine, 212-863-6100295,632.00
Delaware Comm Reinvestment Action Council, Inc., 601 North Church Street, Wilmington, DE 19301Rashmi Rangan, 302-654-5024375,000.00
Prince William County, Virginia, 8033 Ashton Avenue, Suite 105, Manassas, VA 20109Joseph Botta, 703-792-4799313,500.00
Delaware Housing Coalition, P.O. Box 1633, Dover, DE 19903Ken Smith, 302-678-2286350,625.00
Tenant Support Services, Inc., 642 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130Asia Coney, 215-684-10163100,000.00
D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, 801 North Capitol Street, NE., Washington, DC 20002Milton Bailey, 202-442-72103100,000.00
United Neighborhood Centers of Lackawana County, Inc., 410 Olive Street, Scranton, PA 18509Michael Henley, 570-346—759353,137.00
City of Memphis, 701 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38107W.W. Herenton, 901-357-60084100,000.00
Broward County Commission, 201 South Andrews Avenue, 2nd Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301Roger Desjarlis, 954-357-73504100,000.00
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, 323 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202Beverly Watts, 502-595-4024499,833.00
The Fair Housing Agency of Alabama, Inc., 1111 Beltine Highway, Suite 109, Mobile, AL 36606Enrique Lang, 334-471-9333497,956.00
South Mississippi Legal Services, Inc., P.O. Box 1386, Biloxi, MS 39533Stanley Taylor, 228-374-41604100,000.00
Albany State University, 419 West Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany, GA 31701Everett Cordy, 229-430-13674100,000.00
Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency, 701 South Sixth Street, Nashville, TN 37206Gerald Nicely, 615-780-7085489,790.00
City of Flint Human Relations, 1101 South Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502Woodrow Stanley, 810-766-73465100,000.00
Homeownership Network Services, 550 East Spring Street, Columbus, OH 43236Mona Simons, 614-287-3978599,871.00
Carver County Housing and Redevelopment Agency, 705 Walnut Street, Chaska, MN 55318Julie Frick, 952-448-7715510,000.00
Toledo Fair Housing Center, 2116 Madison Ave., Toledo, OH 43624Lisa Rice, 419-243-61635100,000.00
SER/Jobs for Progress, Inc., 117 North Genesee Street, Wawketan, IL 60085Dawn Erickson, 847-336-3247596,928.00
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, 35 East Gay Street, Suite 210, Columbus, OH 43215Bill Faith, 614-280-19845100,000.00
ACORN Housing Corporation, 757 Raymond Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55114George Butts, 651-203-00085100,000.00
Wayne State University, 656 W. Kirby Rm. 4002, Detroit, MI 48202Karen Watkins-Hollwell, 313-577-22945100,000.00
United Migrant Opportunity Services, Inc., 929 W. Mitchell Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204Lupe Martinez, 414-389-60005100,000.00
St. Clair County, 19 Public Square, Suite 200, Belleville, IL 62220Thelma Chalmers, 618-277-6790585,071.00
Columbus Urban League, 788 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 42302Samuel Gresham, 614-257-63005100,000.00
Arkansas Community Housing Corporation, 2101 South Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72206Gloria Smith, 501-661-05146100,000.00
Desire Community Housing Corp., 2709 Piety Street, New Orleans, LA 70126Wilbert Thomas, 504-945-67316100,000.00
Ft. Worth Human Relations Commission, 1000 Throckmorton, Fort Worth, TX 76102Vanessa Boiling, 817-871-7534699,362.00
City of Santa Fe, P.O. Box 909, Santa Fe, NM 87504Larry Delgado, 505-955-6562698,895.00
Gulf Coast Community Services Association, 5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. #1, Houston, TX 77023Fran Holcomb, 713-393-47006100,000.00
Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council, 4831 Armour Street, Fort Smith, AR 72914Weldon Ramey, 501-785-2303610,766.00
City of Garland, P.O. Box 46902, Garland, TX 75046-9002Jim Slaughter, 972-205-33136100,000.00
Urban League of Wichita, Inc., P.O. Box 46902, Witchita, KS 67214Otis Milton, 316-262-24637100,000.00
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Iowa Civil Rights Commision, 211 East Maple, 2nd Floor, Des Moines, IA 50309Corlis Moody, 515-281-8084795,563.00
Southeast Missouri Regional Community Development Corporation, Route D, River Road, Lilbourn, MO 63862Darvin Green, 373-688-24807100,000.00
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, 2111 Champa, Denver, CO 80205John Parvensky, 303-293-22178100,000.00
Legal Services of Northern California, 517 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814Gary Smith, 916-447-47009100,000.00
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH INITIATIVE/DISABILITY COMPONENT
Tennessee Fair Housing Council, 719 Thompson Lane, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37204Tracey McCartney, 615-383-6155499,179.00
Kentucky Fair Housing Council, Inc., 835 W. Jefferson St., Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202Galen Martin, 502-583-3247495,956.00
Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago, 614 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60607Rosa Villarreal, 312-253-70005100,000.00
Protection and Advocacy System, 1720 Louisiana Blvd., NE Suite 204, Albuquerque, NM 87110James Jackson, 505-256-3100699,250.00
Living Independently in NW Kansas, 2401 E 13th, Hays, KS 67601Brian Atwell, 785-625-6942799,465.00
NAPA County Rental Information & Mediation Service, 1714 Jefferson Street, Napa, CA 94559Jean Barstow, 707-253-2700910,000.00
Silver State Fair Housing Council (formerly Truckee Meadows), P.O. Box 3935, Reno, NV 89505-3935Katherine Copeland, 775-324-09909100,000.00
Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc., 310 N 5th Street, Boise, ID 83702Ernesto Sanchez, 208-336-8980x10510100,000.00
Arc of Cowiltz Valley, 1410 8th Avenue, Room 15, Longview, WA 98632Frank Schubert, 360-425-54941035,625.00
Fair Housing Organizations Initiative
National Fair Housing Alliance, 1212 New York Ave., #525, Washington, DC 20005Shanna Smith, 202-898-166131,049,999.00
Housing Opportunities for Project Excellence, Inc., 18441 NW 2nd Ave., Suite 218, Miami, FL 33169William Thompson, 305-651-467341,050,000.00
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc., 210 W. Main Street, Jackson, TN 38302J. Steven Xanthopulos, 731-423-061641,050,000.00
Fair Housing Contact Service, 333 S. Main Street, Suite 300, Akron, OH 44308Lynn Clark, 330-376-43315204,981.00
Fair Housing Resource Center of Washtenaw County, P.O. Box 7825, Ann Arbor, MI 48107Pamela Kisch, 734-994-34265449,814.000
Private Enforcemnt Initiative
Housing Discrimination Project, Inc., 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke MA 01040Erin Kemple, 413-539-97961250,000.00
Connecticut Fair Housing Center, 221 Main Street, Suite 204, Hartford, CT 06106Nancy Downing, 860-247-44001200,028.00
Brooklyn Legal Services Group, 105 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201John Gray, 718-237-55242250,000.00
Long Island Housing Services, Inc., 3900 Veteran's Memorial Highway, Suite 2, Bohemia, NY 11716Michelle Santantonio, 631-467-51112240,000.00
Open Housing Center, Inc., 45 John Street, Suite 308, New York, NY 10038Karen Webber, 212-231-7080 ext. 142250,000.00
Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey, 131 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601Lee Porter, 201-489-35522250,000.00
Tenant's Action Group of Philadelphia (TAG), 21 S. 12th Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107John Rowel, 215-575-07073250,000.00
Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc., 7 Wood Street, Suite #602, Pittsburgh, PA 15222Robert Pitts, 412-391-25353250,000.00
Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., 2217 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218Joseph Coffey, 410-243-44583139,850.00
Housing Opportunities of Northern Delaware, 100 W 10th Street, Suite 1004, Wilmington, DE 19801Gladys Spikes, 302-429-0794363,500.00
Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia, Inc., 225 S. Chester Rd. Suite 1, Swarthmore, PA 19081James Berry, 610-604-44113159,870.00
National Community Reinvestment Coalition, 733 15th Street, NW, Suite 540, Washington, DC 20005John Taylor, 202-628-88663250,000.00
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc., 126 W. Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202Michael Figgins, 904-356-83714248,719.00
Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc., 109 North Main Street, Jackson TN 38302Harrison Mclver, 901-426-43114250,000.00
Metro Fair Housing Services, Inc., P.O. Box 91125, Atlanta, GA 30364-1125Foster Corbin, 404-765-39854200,115.00
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc., 210 W. Main Street, Jackson, TN 38302J. Steven Xanthopoulos, 901-426-41314250,000.00
Fair Housing Center of Greater Palm Beaches, Inc., 1300 W. Lantana Rd. Ste, 200, Lantana, FL 33462Vince Larkins, 561-533-87174200,000.00
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Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis, 430 First Avenue North, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55401Jeremy Lane, 612-334-57855250,000.00
Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit, 1249 Washington Blvd., Room 1312, Detroit, MI 48226Clifford Schrupp, 313-963-12745249,683.00
Fair Housing Resources Center, Inc., 54 South State Street, Painesville, OH 44077Patricia Kidd, 440-392-01475185,199.00
Hope Fair Housing Center, 2100 Manchester Rd., Suite 1070, Bldg. 8, Wheaton, IL 60187Bernard Klein, 630-690-65005250,000.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council, 600 East Mason Street, Suite 401, Milwaukee, WI 53202William Tisdale, 414-278-12405250,000.00
Leadership Council of Metropolitan Chicago, 111 West Jackson Blvd., 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604Aurie Pennick, 312-341-56785250,000.00
Cuyahoga Plan of Ohio, Inc., 812 Huron Road, Suite 620, Cleveland, OH 44115Michael Roche, 216-621-45255249,992.00
Chicago Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 100 N LaSalle Street, Ste. 600, Chicago, IL 60602Clyde Murphy, 312-630-97445235,944.00
Austin Tenants Council, 1619 E. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702Katherine Stark, 512-474-70076183,066.00
Greater Houston Fair Housing Center, 2900 Woodridge, #303, Houston, TX 77087Daniel Busamante, 713-641-32476248,824.00
Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council, 1027 S. Vandeventer Ave., 4th Floor, St. Louis, MO 63110Bronwen Zwimer, 314-534-58007249,990.00
Regional Executive Council on Civil Rights, P.O. Box 736, Salina, KS 67402-0736Kaye Crawford, 785-309-5745794,019.00
Kansas City Fair Housing Center, 3033 Prospect, Kansas City, MO 64128Ruth Shechter, 816-923-32477226,854.00
Metro Denver Fair Housing Center, 2855 Trangont Pl., Suite 205, Denver, CO 80205Donna Hilton, 303-296-69498235,114.00
Southern Arizona Fair Housing Center, 2030 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85719Richard Rhey, 520-798-15688249,800.00
Orange County Fair Housing Council, 201 S. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92701D. Elizabeth Pierson, 714-569-08239125,115.00
Bay Area Legal Aid, 405 14th Street, 9th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612Ramon Arias, 510-663-47559250,000.00
Fair Housing of Marin, 615 B Street, San Rafael, CA 94901Steve Saxe, 415-461-40809250,000.00
Secretary Initiated Projects/Contracts
Housing Discrimination Study (HDS)—Contracts
Housing Discrimination Study/The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DCMargery Turner, 435-797-15293999,333.00
Housing Discrimination Study/The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DCMargery Turner, 435-797-15293250,423.00
Housing Discrimination Study/The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DCMargery Turner, 435-797-152931,592,813.00
National Fair Housing Alliance, 1212 New York Ave., NW #525, Washington, DC 20005Shanna Smith, 202-898-16613649,309.00
Progressive Management Resources, Inc., 1580 Wilshere Blvd., Suite 2020, Los Angles, CA 90010Heidi Jane Olguin3322,810.00
Project for Training and Technical Assistance Guidance—(1 Contract)
KPMG Consulting, 1676 International Dr., McClean, VA 22102-4828Wendy F. Carr, 703-747-423031,684,066.00
FY 2001 Fair Housing Initiatives Program Awards Out of FY 2000 Funding
Education and Outreach Initiative National-Model Codes Partnership Component
International Code Council, 5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 600, Falls Church, VA 22041Richard Kuchnicki, (202) 466-34343891,443.00
Secretary Initiated Project for Training and Technical Assistance Guidance
KPMG Consulting, 1676 International Dr., McClean VA, 22102-4828Wendy F. Carr, 703-747-42303983,076.00
FY 2002 Fair Housing Initiatives Program Award Out of FY 2001 Funding
Fair Housing Organizations Initiative
National Fair Housing Alliance, 1212 New York Ave., NW #525, Washington, DC 20005Shanna Smith, 202-898-1661372,000.00
National Education and Outreach Initiative-Media Campaign Component
Leadership Conference Education Fund, 1629 K Street, Suite 1010, Washington, DC 20006Karen Lawson, (202) 466-343431,000,000.00
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National Education and Outreach Initiative—Fair Housing Awareness Component
National Fair Housing Alliance, 1212 New York Ave., NW #525, Washington, DC 20005Shanna Smith, 202-898-16613999,712.00
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