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More Hurdles to Prove Housing Discrimination

On August 28, 2019 by Bobbie DuChamp Guidry

LeadingAge will submit comments to a new proposed rule from the U.S Housing & Urban Affairs Department (HUD) that would make drastic changes to the current process for asserting Disparate Impact.

HHS Issues Proposed Rule to Eliminate Certain Nondiscrimination and Language Access Provisions

On July 2, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

A new proposed rule from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks to eliminate nondiscrimination protections in health care and aging services settings for LGBT people and those with limited English proficiency. LeadingAge Minnesota opposes the proposed rule’s removal of these protections.  

New Guidance: Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act

On August 14, 2018 by Bobbie DuChamp Guidry

LeadingAge has provided new guidance that summarizes the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The guidance should help members answer the following questions: 

HUD Issues Notice on Equal Access to Multifamily Housing

On July 22, 2015 by Mary Youle

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) last week issued Housing Notice H-2015-06, Program Eligibility in Multifamily Assisted and Insured Housing Programs to provide guidance on how the Equal Access Rule applies to Multifamily insured and assisted housing.

Disability Most Common Basis of Fair Housing Complaints in 2014

On May 13, 2015 by Mary Youle

Disability was the most common basis of complaints filed with the U.S. Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) and its partner agencies, being cited in 4,606 complaints or 54 percent of the overall total in 2014.

HUD Addresses Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Marital Status

On March 11, 2015 by Mary Youle

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) issued Notice H 2015-01, which addresses program eligibility for HUD-assisted and insured housing programs for all people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identify or marital status as required by HUD’s Equal Access Rule.

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