The following resources have been gathered by national recovery housing advocates. The New Hampshire Coalition of Recovery Residences does not officially endorse any particular source, document, or approach. The resources presented here are not intended to be a substitute for the services of an attorney or land use specialist. If you have a resource that would be of interest to those seeking or supporting recovery housing, please feel free to share the document with NHCORR at

committee@nhcorr.com.

Resources

Peer Recovery Support Services Community of Practice

April 24, 2019 Webinar  

Standards for Recovery Housing and Building Capacity in New Hampshire 

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Joint Statement of the US Department of Urban Development and the US Department of Justice

STATE AND LOCAL LAND USE LAWS AND PRACTICES AND THE APPLICATION
OF THE FAIR HOUSING ACT AS THEY PERTAIN TO RECOVERY HOUSING

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National Association for Recovery Residences Primer

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING RECOVERY RESIDENCES PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY AGENCY IN AN EFFORT TO DISPEL MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SOBER LIVING HOMES

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State Fire Marshal vs. Recovery Residence  

US District Court 

2017

RECENT RECOVERY HOUSE VICTORY IN FEDERAL COURT REGARDING DISCRIMINATORY ENFORCEMENT OF LIFE SAFETY CODES

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The Role of Recovery Residences in Promoting Long-term Addiction Recovery

APA POLICY STATEMENT OF THE EFFICACY OF SAFE, ALCOHOL AND DRUG-FREE LIVING ENVIRONMENTS FOR PERSONS IN RECOVERY

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"Fair Housing in New Hampshire" published in New Hampshire Town and City 

A PRIMER ON THE FAIR HOUSING ACT AND HOW IT ESTABLISHES DISCRIMINATION-FREE HOUSING AS A CIVIL RIGHT TO BE RECOGNIZED BY MUNICIPALITIES

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"Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and the Right to Fair Housing" By State Bar of California

HOW THE FAIR HOUSING ACT (FHAA) APPLIES TO SOBER LIVING HOMES FOR PEOPLE IN RECOVERY DISABLED BY ADDICTION

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Fair Housing for Regional and Municipal Planners

2014

A GUIDE BOOK FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE PLANNERS PUBLISHED BY NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING

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Policy Guide on Community Residences

ADOPTED BY SPECIAL DELEGATE ASSEMBLY AND RATIFIED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION 1997

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"Zoning for Group Homes under the Fair Housing
Amendments Act of 1988"

LAW REVIEW ARTICLE ON THE USE OF ZONING REGULATIONS AS A TOOL OF DISCRIMINATION

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The Fair Housing Act and the
Limits of Local Control Over the Regulation of Group Homes for Recovering Addicts

WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW 1995

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Newport Beach Settles Legal Battle Over Discrimination of Sober Living Homes with Oxford House Attorney

NEWPORT BEACH SETTLES FOR $5.25M 

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"Oxford House v Town of Babylon" in Fair Housing Amendment Act Discrimination Suit

SOBER HOME EQUALS FAMILY HOME

Justice Department and City of Fort Worth, TX Settle Lawsuit Alleging Disability Discrimination 

GROUP HOMES FOR PERSONS IN RECOVERY FROM ALCOHOLISM OR DRUG ADDICTION MUST NOT BE BANNED FROM SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONES

Motivation to Maintain Sobriety Among Residents of Sober Living Homes

MOTIVATION AS A FUNCTION OF THE SOBER HOME LIVING ENVIRONMENT

Polk County, FL Agrees to Pay $400,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT'S CONTINUING EFFORT TO  ENFORCE CIVIL RIGHTS LAWS AND TO END DISCRIMINATION AGAINST AND SEGREGATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

Request for Application (RFA) for Recovery Housing Services and Supports for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder

SOLICITATION OF APPLICATIONS FROM VENDORS TO PROVIDE SUPPORTED, SAFE RECOVERY HOUSING ENVIRONMENTS FOR THOSE IN NEED

Qui Tam:  False Claims Act Suit Against Municipalities in Violation of the FHAA While Receiving HUD Funding

"The City annually had to certify compliance with the Fair Housing Act, and the duty to affirmatively further fair housing as a precondition for receiving HUD funds"

Enforcing Civil Rights Obligations Through Innovative Use of  Qui Tam and the False Claims Act

Westchester County, NY settles suit alleging the County had falsely certified that it had complied with its obligations to affirmatively further fair housing in order to receive over $50 million in federal housing funds.

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