|(a) Generally, housing designed and constructed for
first occupancy after March 13, 1991, must comply with the Fair Housing
Act. This includes Units, common areas, and amenities added to existing
buildings, or on land under common ownership and contiguous with housing
otherwise exempt from the Fair Housing Act.
(b) Compliance with the Fair Housing Act makes it unlawful
to discriminate based on a person's disability, race, color, religion,
sex, familial status, or national origin unless there is an exception
in federal law.
(c) The Department requires compliance with HUD's Fair
Housing Act Design Manual, including the ability to claim exemptions
or exceptions provided for therein.