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Housing Notice 15-01 Notice of Program Eligibility for HUD Assisted and Insured Housing Programs for

Thursday, February 12, 2015

On February 6th, HUD issued Housing Notice 15-01.  The purpose of this Housing Notice (Notice) is to increase awareness of Office of Housing program participants and stakeholders of the requirements of the HUD Equal Access Rule for actual or perceived discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

This Notice serves to remind the housing community that on February 3, 2012, HUD published a final rule entitled Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
(77 FR 5662) (“Equal Access Rule or “rule”). The final rule ensures that housing across HUD programs are open to all eligible individuals regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

Read the entire notice here:
Housing Notice 2015-01
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