[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Olive 3-5-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The community agrees to enter into a voluntary relationship with Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity to participate in the New Horizons Fair Housing Assistance Project. The community further agrees to implement its project in accordance with the New Horizons Guidebook.
The community has established a Community Wide Fair Housing Task Force composed of influential citizens and others affected by Fair Housing programs. This Task Force has assessed the housing patterns in the community and developed a fair housing strategy and action plan that foster and promote equal housing opportunity. The community further agrees that after HUD's approval of its strategy, it will designate an agency of its government to implement the action plan.
The community agrees that after the approval of its strategy by HUD, its Task Force will thereafter meet on at least a quarterly basis to monitor the implementation of the action plan and to provide quarterly reports to the local HUD area office.
The HUD office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity office of Voluntary Compliance and HUD area offices will provide the community continuing technical assistance in this project and the Town of Olive appoints a Fair Housing Officer for the Fair Housing Assistance Project.