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HUD expands services to communicate with the public in 175 languages

BY IN News On 23-12-2011

? The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it has launched the HUD Language Line , a telephone language service pilot that will offer live, one-on-one interpretation services in more than 175 languages. Accessible throughout the nation, the language line will help HUD staff to better communicate with Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals and families about HUD housing programs, services, and activities.? Read more here .

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HUD expands services to communicate with the public in 175 languages


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