Annotated Section 214 of the Housing Act: 42 U.S. Code § 1436a – Restriction on Use of Public and Assisted Housing By Immigrants (October 31, 2021) [pdf]

This document provides annotations and detailed descriptions for each of the forms of categories of immigrants listed in Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980 who are exempt from immigrant restrictions on housing programs covered by Section 214. Eligible immigrants include: lawful permanent residents, VAWA self-petitioners, VAWA cancellation of removal and VAWA suspension of deportation applicants, T visa recipients and certain T visa applicants, human trafficking victims granted continued presence, refugees, asylees, and certain other immigrants.