Expert: Law ‘Thorny’ When It Comes To Religious Events On Public Property
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High Point Enterprise
August 17, 2009
When it comes to religious activities in federally-funded housing facilities, regulations seem clear.
In theory, Bible studies, worship services, prayer meetings or Nativity scenes as part of any program funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are not allowed under HUD policy. The issue came to light when residents at the Elm Towers public housing facility in High Point were recently told they had to stop holding worship services in a common area.Read the full story »