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The area of housing law covers a broad scope of issues relating to public housing matters and the Fair Housing Act. This act aims to prohibit discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of public housing and related dwelling transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability.
According to 24 CFR 5.100 (Title 24 – Housing And Urban Development Subtitle A – Office Of The Secretary, Department Of Housing And Urban Development; Part 5 – General HUD Program Requirements; Waivers; Subpart A – Generally Applicable Definitions And Federal Requirements; Waivers), Federally assisted housing (for purposes of subparts I and J of this part) means “housing assisted under any of the following programs:
(1) Public housing;
(2) Housing receiving project-based or tenant-based assistance under Section 8 of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f);
(3) Housing that is assisted under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, as amended by section 801 of the National Affordable Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1701q);
(4) Housing that is assisted under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, as such section existed before the enactment of the National Affordable Housing Act;
(5) Housing that is assisted under section 811 of the National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013);
(6) Housing financed by a loan or mortgage insured under section 221(d)(3) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715 l (d)(3)) that bears interest at a rate determined under the proviso of section 221(d)(5) of such Act (12 U.S.C. 1715 l (d)(5));
(7) Housing insured, assisted, or held by HUD or by a State or local agency under section 236 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-1); or
(8) Housing assisted by the Rural Development Administration under section 514 or section 515 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1483, 1484).”
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