Michael D. Webb and Sydney Corn. In April 2020, the Orange County HOME Consortium—comprising the towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough, in addition to Orange County—released the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. This report is required for all jurisdictions that receive funding through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s HOME program. HOME funds may be used for a variety of housing activities undertaken by local governments or non-profits. In Orange County, these funds have been used to offer down payment assistance to low-income home buyers, acquire and develop affordable housing, rehabilitate housing for low-income seniors, and provide rental assistance to low-income renters. The report identifies barriers (or impediments) to fair housing choice in Orange County and provides recommendations to address those barriers. ‘Fair housing choice’ refers to the ability of households to have safe, affordable and sanitary housing available to them regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability. April 2020. 65 pp. PDF file of publication.