May 29, 2015

Promoting Equal Access to Housing for People of All Nationalities

More than 41 million foreign-born persons now call America home.  I am one of them. Some come for the opportunity to exercise religious freedom. Others come as refugees fleeing persecution from abroad.  Still others are drawn by the promise of a quality education and the chance to obtain economic security. And while adjusting to a […]

July 24, 2013

#Housing101: Knowing Your Rights

In the 1940’s, my grandparents left Jim-Crow Alabama to move to the de-segregated northern town of Cleveland, Ohio.  My grandfather returned to Cleveland after WWII and decided that he wanted to move from the inner-city to the suburbs. He fell in love with a picket fence house in a neighborhood a few miles outside of […]

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 […]