Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships [HUD] Law and Legal Definition

The Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is a program office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Centre serves as a resource center for secular and faith-based non-profit organizations seeking to partner with HUD to address the housing and community development needs of the neighborhoods in which they operate.

The functions of the Centre include:

a. to serves as a liaison between the grassroots and federal government;

b. to ensure that groups have the latest information about HUD opportunities and programs;

c. to ensure that other federal resources available to their communities; and

d. to convene outside partners, practitioners and organizations from the non-profit and faith communities along with policy makers and government officials to more effectively identify and meet the needs of some of the nation.