The Department of Housing and Urban Development today released the final text of the department’s new nondiscrimination rule, which will prohibit sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in several of the agency’s programs, including Title VIII-based public housing and Federal Housing Administration-backed loans.
The rule, according to a HUD news release, will be published in the Federal Register “next week.” The rule will take effect 30 days after that publication.
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced today’s news at this weekend’s Creating Change conference, which is hosted by the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force and took place in Baltimore, Md.
According to HUD, the final rule:
READ the final rule: hud-finalrule.pdf
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