Quick Facts on the Fair Housing Amendments Act What? The Fair Housing Design Manual was developed by HUD, to provide guidance on how to implement the design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988.  Who? The original Fair Housing Act was a discrimination law born out of...

When HUD issued the Fair Housing Act Design Manual and its’ design requirements, there was considerable concern that it would add cost to apartment complex construction. However, the “cost” factor turned out to be less than expected. And, the design requirements actually reflected what was...

HUD announced today (April 29, 2013) that it has issued a Notice on Service Animals and Assistance Animals for People with Disabilities in Housing.  The Notice explains the circumstances under which the Fair Housing Act (FHA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504), and the...