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Language Access


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 language access and alternative formats for delivering housing counseling services.

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Limited English Proficient Toolkit

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

View the LEP Toolkit

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National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Resources

This page provides helpful resources for employers, businesses, and government agencies who need to provide equal opportunity and equal access for deaf or hard of hearing people.

View the NAD Resources

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Outreach Materials in Multiple Languages

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

View Housing Counseling Outreach Materials