January 30, 2012

Ending Housing Discrimination Against LGBT Americans

On Saturday, I was proud to speak before the 24th National Gay and Lesbian Task Force “Creating Change” Conference, where I announced the publication of a new Equal Access to Housing Rules that says clearly and unequivocally that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals and couples have the right to live where they choose. The need […]

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December 12, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Home of the day: HUD home for sale in Silverdale, WA.   Group seeks to end LGBT housing discrimination in Anchorage, AK. New York City Housing Authority’s efforts to cut energy costs. Three affordable housing complexes to be built in Des Moines, IA. The United Way helps out on the fight against homelessness. And the […]

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December 9, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Home of the day: Midwest’s first affordable LGBT Senior Housing facility.   Affordable housing complex will create jobs in Santa Fe, NM. Representative Al Green fights for homeless veterans. The Florida housing market shows signs of growth. Colorado’s sustainability plans. And here is more on the Senate’s efforts to reduce home energy expenses.

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December 8, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: 2011 Department of Energy Solar decathlon finalist.   A recap of HUD’s first ever summit for LGBT seniors. Applications for mortgages are increasing. New York City working to reduce energy costs. Central Oregon launches campaign to end homelessness. And home sales and prices are on the rise in Las Vegas.

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HUD Hosts First-Ever Summit for LGBT Seniors

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Yesterday, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights held a first-ever national summit on LGBT seniors at HUD’s headquarters.  The day-long event included LGBT community workers, advocates and speakers from across the nation. The summit’s goals […]

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