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Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities: Testing Guidance for Practitioners


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  • Sara Pratt
  • Carla Herbig
  • Diane Levy
  • Julie Fenderson
  • Margery Austin Turner
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    Housing discrimination against persons with disabilities has become an increasingly important issue in fair housing enforcement. Since 1988, when disability was added to the Fair Housing Act as an illegal basis for housing discrimination, the percentage of complaints filed with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) alleging disability discrimination has steadily risen. Since 1993, complaints alleging disability discrimination have been the most or second most common type of fair housing complaint received by HUD.

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    Paper provided by HUD USER, Economic Development in its series Economic Development Publications with number 39107.

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    Length: 185 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2005
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    Handle: RePEc:hud:wpaper:39107

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