December 21, 2012

Service animals and the comfort they can bring during the holiday or any season…

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Christmas comes but once a year, and when it comes it brings good cheer. Although I’d like to think this holds true for everyone, I know there are some people who struggle during this time of year. Whether it’s dealing with the loss of a loved one, overall depression or just stress that comes with […]

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December 10, 2012

HUD, Houston Housing Authority Settle Discrimination Complaint Involving Deaf Resident

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On October 23, HUD reached an agreement with the Houston Housing Authority resolving allegations that the housing authority discriminated against a deaf resident by refusing to provide her with an interpreter at a hearing to determine her continued eligibility for HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program.  The resident was allegedly forced to rely on her daughter, […]

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