The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department has dismissed a civil rights complaint against against a woman in Grand Rapids, Mich., who posted an advertisement at her church last July seeking a Christian roommate.

The complaint filed by the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan.had accused the unidentified 31-year-old woman of posting an ad that “expresses an illegal preference for a Christian roommate, thus excluding people of other faiths.”

HUD acknowledged that statements suggesting a preference for one religion are prohibited, but it concluded that the woman in this case didn’t violate the law.

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