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HUD Report Reveals Rental Discrimination Based on Mental Disabilities

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The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development released an important pilot study which revealed that persons living with mental illness, intellectual or other developmental disability continue to face significant discrimination in the rental housing market.

Among the findings, persons with mental disabilities received fewer responses to rental inquiries, were informed of fewer available units and were less likely to be invited to contact the housing provider.

Read more about the report and supplemental papers on the HUD website.