HUD Resources

[ Transcripts | Guidance Notices | Research Reports | Miscellaneous ]

Press conference transcripts

HUD Guidance Notices and memos concerning fair housing

Procedure, legal standards, etc.

  • Reasonable Cause Under the Fair Housing Act (June 15, 1999) HTML | PDF
  • Reasonable Accommodations under the Fair Housing Act (May 17, 2004) PDF | HTML

  • Reasonable Modifications Under the Fair Housing Act (March 5, 2008) HTML | PDF
  • Pet Ownership for the Elderly and Persons With Disabilities; Final Rule (Oct. 27, 2008) HTML | PDF
  • Housing Developments with Names that Suggest Preferences (Feb. 23, 2006) - HTML | PDF

Occupancy standards

Familial Status

Sex discrimination


Service Animals

Other issues

  • Non-Discrimination and Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities - Jan. 5, 2010 Word Doc | PDF

Research Reports


  • The Buyer's Agent issue - In response to an inquiry from The Buyer's Agent franchise located in Memphis, Tennessee, HUD issued an opinion stating that buyer/brokers are not bound by the steering provisions of the federal Fair Housing Act.