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Consolidated Planning for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Consolidated Plan: The Five-Year Consolidated Plan is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Planning and Development Division in order for the City of Indianapolis to receive federal funds, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).  It also serves as the City of Indianapolis' five-year strategy for housing and community development. 
2015-2019 Consolidate​d Plan

Annual Action Plan: To chart the course of achievement for goals established in the City's Consolidated Plan, the Annual Action Plan identifies the City's implementation and administration plans for funds received through the four HUD entitlement programs, CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA.
The 2016 Annual Action Plan is an attachment to the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan

CAPER: The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) details how federal funding was received and expended for the CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA grants.
This report includes: total amount of funds available; total amount of funds committed and expended; geographic distribution and location of expenditures; and a summary of community accomplishments for each priority need designated in that year's Action Plan. 

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing: The Analysis of Impediments (AI) is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) mandated review of barriers to fair housing choice in the public and private sectors.  The AI is required for the City of Indianapolis to receive federal housing and community development block grant funding.
The AI involves: a review of a city's laws, regulations and administrative policies, procedures and practices; an assessment of how those laws, policies and practices affect the location, availability and accessibility of housing; and an assessment of public and private sector conditions affecting fair housing choice.

Are you a victim of housing discrimination?
Call the Indiana Civil Rights Commission at 1-800-628-2909.