§ 236.765Determination of eligible immigration status of applicants and tenants; protection from liability.
(a)Housing owner's obligation to make determination. A housing owner shall obtain and verify information regarding the citizenship or immigration status of applicants and tenants in accordance with the procedures of 24 CFR part 5.
(b)Protection from liability. HUD will not take any compliance, disallowance, penalty or other regulatory action against a housing owner with respect to any error in its determination to make an individual eligible for financial assistance based upon citizenship or eligible immigration status, as provided in 24 CFR part 5.