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HUD awards more than $3.5 million to fight housing discrimination in New York State

Oct 14, 2015
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced it is awarding more than $3.5 million under HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program to 11 organizations in New York State to fight housing discrimination. The funding will benefit fair housing organizations in Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester, Westchester, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. It is part of a national award totaling more than $38 million.
 
The funding provided through the competitive grants will help to support a range of fair housing enforcement efforts including fair housing testing, as well as activities that help educate the public, housing providers and local governments about their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act.
 
To read the entire HUD press release, click here.
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