Conduct baseline assessment of applications for granting and awarding of funds to AAPI-serving organizations and communities.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Conduct barrier analysis to hiring and recruitment at HUD and implement a focused strategy for those HUD agencies with the highest barriers.
Assess capability to disaggregate data into Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander subgroups.
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 assessment of the agency's language capability/skills.
Partner with AAGEN's SES Development Program to bolster qualified SES applicants.
Identify and develop language materials to reach AAPI community about HUD programs.
Develop an effective dissemination strategy to ensure that these materials are properly distributed and understood.
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.
Develop consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Inventory current data sets broken down into AAPI categories within HUD’s program offices.
Explore the possibility of developing a housing study specific to NHPIs in the top 10 metropolitan areas where NHPIs reside.