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Affordable Housing , Community Development , Homelessness , Supportive Housing

HUD’s New Guidance Protects Individuals with Limited English Proficiency to Access Housing

28 September 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new guidance “Limited English Proficiency” highlights that property owners cannot use a person’s inability to communicate in English as the ground for denial of housing. The guide states that housing discrimination and housing practices claim based on limited English proficiency are protected under the Fair Housing Act.

Click here to read the guidance.