Idaho Fair Housing Forum partners welcomed key personnel from HUD’s Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office for a virtual FHEO training on Thursday, August 10, 2023. The event was well-attended, with over 230 Participants from Idaho and the surrounding regions. If a recording is made available, a link will be posted below.
Opening remarks by Lynn Grosso, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Brian Dale, PCED, HUD Field Office Director for Idaho
- Opening Remarks – Brian Dale, FOD; Barbara Lehman, Region X FHEO Director; Lynn Grosso, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement
- HUD FHEO’s Intake Process – Michael Chen, HUD FHEO
- HUD FHEO’s Investigation Process – Breanne Lee, HUD FHEO
- HUD FHEO and VAWA/C Revs – James Kordich, HUD FHEO
- Q & A – FHEO Staff Presenters
- Closing Remarks – Lynn Grosso, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement (tentative), Barbara Lehman, Region X FHEO Director
Resources and links
The Idaho Fair Housing Forum members have been working to reanimate our long-running monthly stakeholder discussions. The Forum has always been a safe place for conversations among state and local governments, housing industry professionals, and consumer advocates. As we always remind everyone, the Forum is not an advocacy organization; we’re a collaborative group interested in working together to better understand fair housing law, best practices and opportunities for productive cooperation.
The 2023 schedule is as follows:
- Dates: Every Second Wednesday
- Time: 10am-11am Mountain Time
- Place: We default to Zoom or Teams
2023 Schedule from June to December
- June 14
- July 12
- August 9
- September 13
- October 11
- November 15
- December 13
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Members of the Idaho Access Project spoke with several dozen architects, attorneys, and fair housing advocates on May 5 as part of the Intermountain Fair Housing Council’s 2023 workshop series. While the focus was on access in all aspects of life, the session included a comparison between fair housing design and construction requirements and Visitability.
- Inclusive planning and design for mobility, access, safety and connectivity;
- Visitability in single-family residential housing development;
- Inclusive Recreation and Tourism, and
- Integrating people with disabilities in civic, cultural and
The Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s (IHFA) Idaho Falls Branch Office—in partnership with the cities of Pocatello and Idaho Falls—is helping promote a fair housing training by the Intermountain Fair Housing Council on June 1st, 2023.
Where: The Colonial Theater, 450 A Street Idaho Falls, ID 83402
When: Thursday, June 1 · 8:30am – 4pm MDT
Link to the Eventbrite registration here