April 10, 2014

Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS Fight Back Against Housing Discrimination

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This blog was originally posted on Disability.gov.  “Suddenly, there were no more one-bedroom apartments available,” says Keith, describing his experience searching for rental housing in New York City with a voucher for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Although brokers initially told Keith that apartments were available in his price range, they refused to rent to him […]

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December 10, 2012

HUD, Houston Housing Authority Settle Discrimination Complaint Involving Deaf Resident

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On October 23, HUD reached an agreement with the Houston Housing Authority resolving allegations that the housing authority discriminated against a deaf resident by refusing to provide her with an interpreter at a hearing to determine her continued eligibility for HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program.  The resident was allegedly forced to rely on her daughter, […]

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November 14, 2012

Providers of Housing for Older Persons Open Doors to Non –Elderly Sandy Evacuees

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Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the Northeast, with major disaster areas declared across four states. Yet it is often times of great adversity that bring out the best in us all. Throughout the affected areas and throughout the country, communities have come together, hearts and doors have opened, and the warmth of collective compassion is […]

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