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Housing Law Research: Federal

This guide provides information on housing law and identifies pertinent print and online resources available through the NYU Law Library. Jurisdictions covered include federal and some NY and NYC law.

Federal Housing Statutes Basics

Federal housing laws often concern housing discrimination and federally-funded affordable housing programs. Two such statutes are The Fair Housing Act and The Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, both of which are codified in title 42 of the United States Code.

Federal Housing Statutes

Below are links to a limited selection of federal housing statutes.

Fair Housing Act

Department of Housing and Urban Development Act

Sources of U.S. Code

Federal statutes, including those on housing topics, are codified in the U.S. Code. Below are links to sources offering the U.S. Code.