HUD-DOJ Joint Statements:

HUD-Department of Justice Joint Statement on Accessibility (Design & Construction) Requirements (April 30, 2013)

HUD-Department of Justice Joint Statement on Reasonable Accommodations (May 17, 2004)

HUD-Department of Justice Joint Statement on Reasonable Modifications (March 5, 2008)

HUD-Department of Justice Joint Statement on Group Homes, Local Land Use, and the FH Act (Aug 18, 1999)

Other HUD Resources:

HUD Statement on the Role of Housing in Accomplishing the Goals of Olmstead (June 4, 2013)

HUD Notice re Service Animals and Assistance Animals for People with Disabilities in Housing (April 25, 2013)

HUD Final Rule on Discriminatory Effects (“Disparate Impact”) Standard (Feb 15, 2013)

HUD Memo on “Immigration Status and Housing Discrimination: Frequently Asked Questions” (July 2012)  (also available in Spanish)

HUD Final Rule on Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity (Feb 3, 2012)

HUD Memo re New ADA Regulations and Assistance Animals as Reasonable Accommodations (Feb 17, 2011)

HUD Memo on Assessing Claims by Victims of Domestic Violence (Feb 9, 2011)

HUD Memo on Assessing Claims that Involve Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (June 15, 2010)

HUD Memo “Questions and Answers on Sexual Harassment Under the Fair Housing Act” (Nov 17, 2008)

HUD National Origin Discrimination/Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Final Guidance (Jan 22, 2007)

HUD Title VIII Complaint Intake, Processing, and Conciliation Handbook (8024.01)

HUD Memo “Reasonable Cause Under the Fair Housing Act” (June 15, 1999)

Fair Housing Planning Guide

HUD “Keating Memo” on Occupancy Standards and Familial Status Discrimination (March 20, 1991)

Analysis of Impediments Reports:

Charlotte AI Report (2010)

North Carolina AI Report (2010)


Federal Fair Housing Act

North Carolina State Fair Housing Act

Other Resources:

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, “”Reasonable Accommodation – A Quick Guide for Property Managers” (July 2014)

Bazelon Center, “When Opportunty Knocks: How the Affordable Care Act Can Help States Develop Supported Housing for People with Mental Illnesses (April 2014)

Statement of the DOJ on Enforcement of the Integration Mandate of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Olmstead v. L.C. (June 22, 2011)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Memo on Prosecutorial Discretion (June 17, 2011)

Disability Rights NC’s Brochure “Animals & the Fair Housing Act” (includes sample letter to landlord) (2012)

National Housing Law Project’s Outline ”Reasonable Accommodation in Federally Assisted Housing” (Oct. 2012)

NC Housing Finance Agency, Fair Housing for Tenants with Disabilities: Understanding Reasonable Accommodations and Reasonable Modifications (2008 Updated Edition)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

U.S. Department of Justice, ADA Technical Assistance, “Effective Communication” (January 2014)

U.S. Department of Justice, ADA Technical Assistance, “Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices” (January 2014)

Landlord-Tenant Resources:

North Carolina Admission and Continued Occupancy Policies (ACOPs) for Subsidized Housing