Housing Information

Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH)

Los Angeles County, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, is currently engaged in a Countywide Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH), which the U. S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is requiring all local governments that receive HUD funding to undertake as a condition of receiving that funding.

To obtain input into the AFH, the County is utilizing two processes:

1) a series of community meetings at various locations throughout the County.
2) a resident survey (questionnaire attached).
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing 2015 (Draft, Approved by City Council in 2017)

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

The City of Carson utilizes the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to fund a number of important services in the area of housing, social services, and economic development. The overall purpose of the CDBG program can be summarized as improving the quality of life for person primarily of low and moderate income. CDBG is a program of the Federal government, administered by the U.S. Department and Urban Development (HUD). HUD administers the program through grants to local and state jurisdictions. The City of Carson qualified for CDBG funding as an entitlement city (by virtue of having a population of 50,000, and meeting certain demographic criteria, mainly pertaining to the proportion of low-and moderate-income persons among its residents).

NEIGHBORHOOD PRIDE PROGRAM
The Neighborhood Pride Program (NPP) is designed to assist low-and moderate-income owners of single -family detached dwellings and mobile homes with the preservation of decent, safe and sanitary housing. The NPP corrects hazardous structural conditions, makes improvements considered necessary to eliminate blight, promotes the construction of healthy, sustainable and resource-efficient housing, improves disabled access, and corrects buildings, and health and safety /code violations.

HOME PROGRAM
The HOME program is a grant awarded from the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The Notice of Fund Availability (NOFA) anticipates publication November 2016. The funds are available primarily to low and moderate income families to sustain affordable housing.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION AWARENESS INITATIVE
The Carson Foreclosure Prevention Awareness Initiative (CFPAI) us a campaign created to raise awareness of existing options for those at risk of foreclosure, but also highlights tips and smart decisions that may help prevent foreclosure in the future.


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Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
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