Equal Access to Housing Final Rule In Effect

A new rule by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) became effective March 5, 2012. The new rule was enacted to provide individuals with protection from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.  The rule applies to all recipients of federal monies for housing, homeownership, homeless shelters, and other housing-related programs.

Information about “Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity” can be found at: http://www.hudhre.info/index.cfm?do=viewFHEO.

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