Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

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Equal Housing Opportunity logoUpdate 7/1/2020:  The City is in the process of updating its current (2015) Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice report, and a draft version is ready for public view and comment.  Please use this link to view the document:  2020 Draft AI - 7/1/2020.  The Draft AI is scheduled for first review by the City Council on Monday, July 6, 2020, and for final review/approval at the August 3, 2020, City Council meeting.


As a Recipient of federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs, among other state and local programs, the City of Merced works to provide a decent living environment for all.

Pursuant to CDBG regulations [24 CFR Subtitle A §91.225(a)(1)], to receive CDBG funds, each jurisdiction must certify that it “actively furthers fair housing choice” through the following:

  • Completion of an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing choice (AI);
  • Actions to eliminate identified impediments; and
  • Maintenance of fair housing records.

The City of Merced completed the AI for the Program Years 2015-2020.

City of Merced Analysis of Impediments 2015-2020

The City of Merced’s Analysis of Impediments was adopted by City Council May 4, 2015

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