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Fair Housing and Equity Assessment: Developing a Scope of Work to Maximize Equitable Outcomes


Date Published: August 2012


This guide outlines primary issues for consideration by HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning grantees as you develop your scope of work. These considerations will help activate a process that can inform future housing and infrastructure investment decisions. In the first part of the document, we outline three critical factors to create and implement a successful FHEA. We then explore in more detail key considerations for the data analysis, the deliberation of findings, and the decision-making necessary to complete the FHEA process3. We recommend that you use this guide as a framework and checklist to review with interested parties, and as a filter in drafting RFPs for consultants.

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