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HUD Seeks Public Comment on Potential Changes to Regulation Prohibiting Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) seeks public comment on potential changes to its regulation implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act for recipients of HUD federal financial assistance. Section 504 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance from HUD. The Section 504 Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) acknowledges the need to align HUD’s Section 504 regulation with environmental, societal, and technological advances and emerging issues.

How to Submit Comments All members of the public, including individuals with disabilities, HUD recipients, states, and local governments, tribes, housing providers, and social service providers, are invited to provide input by July 24, 2023. Click here to read the full announcement.

Comments can be submitted two ways:

  • Submission of Comments Electronically: Comments may be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at HUD strongly encourages commenters to submit comments electronically.

  • Submission of Comments by Mail: Comments may be submitted by mail to the Regulations Division, Office of General Counsel, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 10276, Washington, DC 20410–0500.

For more information, including on how to submit comments, click here.

Questions For any questions, call Amy Gioletti toll-free at 1-405–609–8561.

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