Fair Housing Implementation Council

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The Fair Housing Implementation Council (FHIC) is composed of cities, counties, community development agencies and housing and redevelopment authorities who coordinate metro-wide efforts to affirmatively further fair housing and promote fair housing choice regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, family status, creed, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status or receipt of public assistance. Most of the funding members of the FHIC are recipients of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and/or Housing for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) dollars which have goals to affirmatively further fair housing.

Funding members of the FHIC include Ramsey, Anoka, Hennepin, Carver, Dakota, Scott, Washington, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Minneapolis, Plymouth, Saint Paul, Woodbury and Metropolitan Council Cities/Counties/Community Development Agencies/Housing and Redevelopment Authorities. 

Funding RFP

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Timeline (Spring-Summer 2024)

Request for Proposal for Fair Housing Activities webinar

April 29
10:30- 11:30 a.m.
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Passcode: 522475

Request for Proposal published

April 29

Response deadline 

June 10
4:30 p.m.

Funding award decision  July- August 2024


On April 29, the FHIC will begin accepting proposals containing eligible fair housing activities from any qualified agency, nonprofit or community organization. Applicants should respond to the questions in the online application and submit all requested materials by Monday, June 10 (4:30 PM). Paper applications will not be accepted.

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Eligible fair housing activities in 2024

Key proposal elements in 2024

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Previous funding awards

On November 2022, the FHIC approved funding for three Fair Housing activities through Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.
Award recipient Project Investment

Affordable Housing Connections, Inc.

Fair Housing Trainings for landlords and tenants



Eviction Prevention Project

MN Homeownership Center

Culturally Relevant Home Stretch Curriculum

Total $156,875