The Alliance applauds new rule to ensure equal access to shelter for transgender people

On October 21, a new regulation went into effect for shelters funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that makes clear all individuals seeking shelter should be welcomed and respected in accordance with their gender identity. This rule codifies previous guidance that HUD Secretary Julián Castro announced at our 2015 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness. The Alliance welcomes this rule. It will promote safety, fairness, and dignity for all individuals seeking shelter. Read more
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