Let's Talk Housing - Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH)
- Date: 04/21/2017 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Location: Dorothy C. Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex
6500 Vernon Woods Drive
Sandy Springs , Georgia
- Introduction: Discussion on fair housing practices
The City of Sandy Springs is working on completing its Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) as required by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This assessment aims at identifying any barriers to housing opportunities within the City of Sandy Springs. The City will host a community meeting in three locations where you will have the opportunity to review data and share your opinions. As identified in the Sandy Springs “The Next 10” comprehensive plan, the community wants balanced housing choices for the future.
To access HUD’s Fair Housing Data please visit: egis.hud.gov/affht/
Information about the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) can be found at spr.gs/housing
To view adopted housing goals, see the City’s comprehensive plan at thenext10.org
For additional questions, please contact Louisa Tovar at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-206-1542
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