HUD gives $23 million to fair housing groups to fight discrimination
December 05, 2018 / Ben Lane
Nearly 80 fair housing groups will be receiving federal funding to fight discrimination, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced this week. The funding is provided through HUD’s Private Enforcement Initiative. The money, in for the form of grants, offers a range of assistance to the nationwide network of fair housing organizations so they can carry out testing and enforcement activities, HUD said. In total, nearly 80 fair housing groups will receive approximately $23 million to address housing discrimination.