March 22, 2012

HUD Touts New LGBT Housing Rule in Denver

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John Elway wasn’t the only John making news in Denver. As Elway introduced Peyton Manning as the new Bronco Quarterback, John Trasviña, HUD Assistant Secretary unveiled the new LGBT housing rule to stop housing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Tuesday, at a press conference in Denver the Assistant Secretary for Fair […]

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February 6, 2012

New HUD rule on Equal Access

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development posted an new rule that will be important in the fight against discrimination by ensuring that all HUD core programs are open to eligible persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status.  This action will also support achievement of the goals of the National HIV/AIDS […]

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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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January 13, 2012

Happy 1st Birthday to The HUDdle!

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It’s time to break out the party hats, balloons and the birthday cake (you can’t forget the cake!) to celebrate the 1st birthday of the Department’s official blog: The HUDdle.  A year ago on Sunday, HUD launched a new interactive blog to better serve you, our most important customer.  This is just one way HUD […]

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November 16, 2011

A Place to Call Home: HUD’s Work to Advance Equality for Transgender Americans

Yesterday marked a landmark moment for me in my time as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, when I had the privilege of being the first sitting Cabinet Secretary to speak before the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) Awards Ceremony. At the NCTE event, I was proud to represent an Administration […]

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