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  Item #   5. C. 1.    
City Council
Meeting Date: 06/10/2019  
Submitted For: Susan Miller Submitted By: Susan Miller, Planning/Zoning

Information
Item
Acceptance of Proposal for the HUD required Assessment of Fair Housing for the City of Edmond to Western Economic Services, LLC in the amount of $39,780.
Background
HUD requires each Grantee to complete an Assessment of Hair Housing (AFF) every Five years to submit before the 5 Year Consolidated Plan which will be due next year so that the barriers to Fair Housing may be included in the Consolidated Plan.
Time Frame
Starting the middle of June 2019 and presenting the Assessment to the City of Edmond by the end of November 2019.
Issue
HUD requires each Grantee to complete an Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) every 5 years. The analysis takes approximately 5 months to complete.
Western Economic Services will identify public and private sector barriers to housing choice in Edmond, and recommend, customized, workable solutions to overcome them. The study will serve as a substantive basis for fair housing planning in the City, and provide essential information to policymakers, administrative staff, housing providers, lenders and fair housing advocates.
The AFH will be submitted to HUD in January 2020 for approval.
Recommendations
To award the RFP19-013 to Western Economic Services LLC, in Portland, OR.
Action Needed
To approve
Public Notification
Posted with City Council Agenda.

Fiscal Impact
Funding/Cost: $39,780
Budgeted Item Y/N or N/A: Y
Account:
112040-8319
CDBG-Consulting Services
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