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File #: 2022-240    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Miscellaneous Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/16/2022 Final action: 5/16/2022
Title: Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) - Human Relations Commission City Council is requested to adopt the following three recommendations of the HRC for the City of High Point to become a FHAP: (1) Accept the HRC recommendation that High Point become a Fair Housing Assistance Program and direct City staff to undertake the required steps for FHAP certification. (2) Adopt a Fair Housing Ordinance that is substantially equivalent to federal fair housing laws. (3) Create a “Human Relations Specialist” position, enabling the Division to offer additional Fair Housing trainings to residents and housing professionals and to process Fair Housing complaints. Note: Please refer to 2022-253 Amendment to the Fair Housing Ordinance and 2022-254 Creation of a "Human Relations Specialist" Position.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance – Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) – Human Relations Commission(v2)

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Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) - Human Relations Commission

City Council is requested to adopt the following three recommendations of the HRC for the City of High Point to become a FHAP: (1) Accept the HRC recommendation that High Point become a Fair Housing Assistance Program and direct City staff to undertake the required steps for FHAP certification. (2) Adopt a Fair Housing Ordinance that is substantially equivalent to federal fair housing laws.  (3) Create a “Human Relations Specialist” position, enabling the Division to offer additional Fair Housing trainings to residents and housing professionals and to process Fair Housing complaints.

 

Note: Please refer to 2022-253 Amendment to the Fair Housing Ordinance and 2022-254 Creation of a "Human Relations Specialist" Position.

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