Model Policy and Legal Guide for Providing Culturally Competent Services to Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients of Homeless Shelters and Housing Programs.
What It Means to You
A fact sheet from the Transgender Law Center that explains California law that applies to employees and tenants. The fact sheet explains what gender identity discrimination is and how you can take steps to address the situation if you’ve been discriminated against.
Rights and Responsibilities as Clarified by the Gender Nondiscrimination Act of 2003 (AB 196)
A fact sheet from Transgender Law Center and the National Center for Lesbian Rights explaining rights and responsibilities under the law.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Equal Access Rule
This rule prohibits discrimination based on gender identity in all housing programs.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidance on shelter access
Guidance on the appropriate placement for transgender persons in single-sex emergency shelters housing programs
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed rule
A new regulation (proposed in November, 2015) that revises and expands the 2012 regulation to address access to safe emergency shelters and temporary housing.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) discrimination complaint form
This link connects you with HUD’s contact information and a complaint form if you have experienced discrimination.
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