May 17, 2013

Fair Housing Means EVERYONE

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By Public Affairs Staff This past Wednesday, Secretary Donovan spoke to the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) and highlighted the many accomplishments the Administration and HUD have realized on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) Americans: HUD and this administration have taken historic steps in the area […]

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June 27, 2012

HUD and the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) Work to Gain Equal Access for LGBT Americans – One Home at a Time

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Ed note:  This piece was co-authored by HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity John Trasviña and Director of the Illinois Department of Human Rights Rocco Claps. When President Obama proclaimed June to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, he “called upon the people of the United States to eliminate […]

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April 24, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan visits Kansas City to discuss homeownership help for families in Missouri. KCTV-KC (CBS), WDAF-KC (FOX), KSHB-KC (NBC) and KCUR-FM cover the visit. Pullman Wheelworks, a 210-unit affordable housing apartment building on Chicago’s south side, gets under way after a visit from Secretary Donovan last week. The Washington Post reports that Mayor Grey today […]

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April 16, 2012

Public-Private Partnerships, Ingenuity and $11M Tax Credit Provides Innovative Housing Solutions for Philadelphia’s LGBT Seniors

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proud to spotlight a new Philadelphia housing development recognized as a pioneering innovation in U.S. housing solutions for low-income LGBT seniors. A new public-private housing initiative, co-developed by the dmhFund and Pennrose Properties and spearheaded by dmhFund President Mark Segal, has secured $11 million in […]

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March 19, 2012

On the Road in Detroit: Focus on Housing & Homelessness

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Across the country, organizations and individuals are doing important work to address the housing needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and prevent homelessness among members of the LGBT community.  Earlier this month, hundreds of advocates, community organizers, and interested members of the public came together in Detroit, Michigan […]

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