HUD’s recently released Assistance Animals and Fair Housing – Navigating Reasonable Accommodations Interactive Tool provides persons with disabilities with information about their fair housing rights related to requests for assistance animals.

This interactive tool consists of a series of questions, which guides users through HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) Notice 2020-01, “Assessing a Person’s Request to Have an Assistance Animal as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Fair Housing Act,” to provide information about handling a reasonable accommodation request for an assistance animal from, or on behalf of, a person with a disability. The interactive tool provides best practices to use when addressing requests by a housing applicant or tenant for reasonable accommodations for assistance animals in housing.