June 16, 2015

Protecting every person’s access to housing

From the patrons of New York City’s Stonewall Inn whose stand against police brutality in 1969 sparked a national movement, to the brave young people who come out and speak out every day, courageous individuals have fought throughout history to solidify our country’s founding principles and extend democracy’s reach.

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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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