The Agency Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO), Senior Procurement Executives (SPEs), Small Business Directors; and/or Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will work together to: 1) partner with national AAPI business groups and technical assistance providers to ensure more AAPI small businesses are aware of agency contract and procurement opportunities; and 2) conduct at least 2 regional engagements ...more »
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Create AAPI community/non-profit outreach materials, available in AAPI languages which can be posted on the HUD website and disseminated through WHIAAPI Initiative and the AAPI liaison at the White House Office of Public Engagement. Will promote availability of the outreach materials to the HUD staff at HQ and field offices so they can help disseminate locally.
Explore the possibility of lifting the loan limit cap to align the FHA 247 loan limits with the national standard and other FHA loans.
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at HUD and implement a focused strategy for those HUD agencies with the highest barriers.
Identify and develop language materials to reach AAPI community about HUD programs.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster qualified SES applicants.
Inventory current data sets broken down into AAPI categories within HUD’s program offices.
Conduct assessment of the agency's language capability/skills.
Assess capability to disaggregate data into Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander subgroups.
Explore the possibility of developing a housing study specific to NHPIs in the top 10 metropolitan areas where NHPIs reside.
Establish partnership with AANAPISIs to build a career pipeline and develop data and research projects that generate important data and information on AAPIs.
Continue to develop an enhanced outreach model for creating awareness about HUD programs and funding opportunities by working with community leaders, community organizations, the WHIAAPI, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and the Tri-Caucus.