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File #: 31315    Version: 1 Name: Accepting the September 2013 'Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice' (AI) study.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/16/2013 In control: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE
On agenda: 10/29/2013 Final action: 10/29/2013
Enactment date: 10/30/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00831
Title: Accepting the September 2013 'Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice' (AI) study.
Sponsors: Maurice S. Cheeks, Lauren Cnare, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. Analysis of Impediments of Fair Housing study 10232013 Res 31315.pdf, 2. Madison AI Maps 2013_10_23.pdf, 3. Memo to CDBG RE AI Study 090513.pdf, 4. Madison AI_2013_9_3 Committee Review DRAFT w Maps.pdf, 5. AI PP Presentation 2013_9_12.pdf, 6. Madison Fair Housing Feedback.pdf, 7. Impediments to fair housing comments.pdf
Fiscal Note
There is no expenditure required to accept the study.
Title
Accepting the September 2013 'Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice' (AI) study.
Body
The Community Development Division contracted with MSA Professional Services to conduct an Analysis of Impediments (AI) to Fair Housing Choice in April 2011. The purpose of the study is to ensure that the City of Madison is meeting or taking steps to meet its obligation to administer HUD funding in a manner that affirmatively further fair housing (AFFH). The AI planning process provides an opportunity to look at the “big picture” in regards to housing, discrimination, and fairness in housing choice. The AI study identifies fair housing impediments and offers planning strategies that can be incorporated into community planning and development processes and decisions in order to affirmatively further fair housing. The City of Madison hereby accepts the September 2013 'Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice' (AI) study.

ACTION:
WHEREAS, the City of Madison is designated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an “entitlement” community and receives annual allocations of multiple sources of HUD funds including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funds, Public Housing Capital Funds (PHA), Housing Choice Voucher Funds (HCV); and

WHEREAS, as a condition of receiving this funding, the City is required to periodically conduct an 'Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice' (AI) to identify impediments and opportunities for the City to “affirmatively further fair housing” as required by the Federal Fair Housing Act (Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968); and

WHEREAS, this Analysis of Impediments study has been conducted and the results and suggested actions have been reviewed and recommended for acceptance by CDD staff and the CDBG Committee; and

WHEREAS, the Community Development Division...

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