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TITLE 10COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 1ADMINISTRATION
SUBCHAPTER BACCESSIBILITY AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
RULE §1.205Compliance with the Fair Housing Act

(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.


Source Note: The provisions of this §1.205 adopted to be effective March 17, 2019, 44 TexReg 1289

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