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Community & Economic Development

WFN offers a wide variety of products and services, including studies and assessments, Consolidated and Comprehensive Planning documents, expert stakeholder engagement and citizen participation activities.

Fair Housing

As experts in Fair Housing, WFN routinely provides training for industry professionals and elected officials along with strategic consulting on compliance with the Fair Housing Act.

Expert Witness

WFN has been called on to prepare materials, serve as expert witnesses and provide litigation support in court cases involving complex HUD regulations on eligible uses, administrative costs and compliance with Fair Housing and other cross-cutting requirements.

 

Where Theory Meets Practice™

WFN’s perspective is uniquely global and local. WFN blends national expertise with hard-won understanding of the intricacies of even the smallest communities. Currently, WFN is managing more than $22 million in HUD grant programs, giving us an on-the-ground practitioner’s experience and expertise unmatched by any competitors.

Since 2012 WFN has worked with more than 40 jurisdictions across the country to provide Consolidated Plans, Analyses of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI), Annual Action Plans, Housing Market and Needs Assessments, and technical assistance and capacity-building services.

For more than 30 years, WFN has delivered expert analysis, customized training and program management to municipal and county leaders in search of lasting community improvements. WFN equips local jurisdictions with all the necessary planning, research, application assistance, implementation, monitoring, reporting assistance and oversight of grants funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD).

WFN In The Field

WFN Client Wins National Planning Award
At its annual meeting in April, the American Planning Association awarded Greenprint 2015/2040 its Excellence in Sustainability Award. The Greenprint is a plan designed to enhance livability and sustainability through a unified vision for a regional network of green space throughout the greater Memphis region, which includes parts of three states. The planning effort was led by the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability and involved a broad base of committed community support. WFN Consulting is pleased to have developed a Fair Housing and Equity Assessment (FHEA), which was an integral component of the award-winning Greenprint plan. WFN’s FHEA explored issues of equity in housing choice and offered recommendations toward creating a more sustainable and livable region for all the Mid-South’s residents.

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