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HUD Guidance on Assistance Animals

April is Fair Housing Month, which is a good reminder that on January 28, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released guidance on “Assessing a Person’s Request to Have an Animal as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Fair Housing Act.” View guidance here.

This guidance is a tool for housing providers and people with disabilities to use at their discretion and provides a set of best practices for addressing requests for reasonable accommodations to keep animals in housing where people with disabilities reside or seek to reside.

View more information about assistance animals here.