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Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters


Date Published: April 2021


This guide focuses on project-level policies and procedures, requirements and recommendations specific to single-sex facilities, and resources for creating practical documents like signage, intake forms, and other written policies and procedures. Specific questions requesting formal HUD program guidance can be submitted to the Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. Select the appropriate program – CoC: Continuum of Care, ESG: Emergency Solutions Grants, or HOPWA: Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS – and enter “Equal Access Rule” for the subject.

View other resources related to LGBTQ homelessness.

The contents of these materials, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These materials are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

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