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Limited English Proficiency and Fair Housing

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) complies with affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) principles and prioritizes language assistance to persons who are Limited English Proficient (LEP), as described in the Housing Counseling Handbook. This page provides resources related to LEP and fair housing.

Laws and Regulations

LEP Toolkit

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This toolkit, released in March 2021, explains the LEP requirements and recommendations for housing counseling agencies.


Outreach Materials in Multiple Languages

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To assist in conducting outreach to LEP communities, HUD has made outreach flyers, brochures, and social media content available in a variety of languages.