July 24, 2012

Renewing our commitment to improved housing for those living with AIDS

With the International AIDS Conference upon us, it is wonderful to see the excitement and interest growing among the public and the United States Government.  HUD has been proud to be a part of this historic return of the International AIDS Conference to the U.S. and the renewed efforts by the Obama administration to end […]

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 […]

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 […]