June 27, 2012

HUD and the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) Work to Gain Equal Access for LGBT Americans – One Home at a Time

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Ed note:  This piece was co-authored by HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity John Trasviña and Director of the Illinois Department of Human Rights Rocco Claps. When President Obama proclaimed June to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, he “called upon the people of the United States to eliminate […]

April 24, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan visits Kansas City to discuss homeownership help for families in Missouri. KCTV-KC (CBS), WDAF-KC (FOX), KSHB-KC (NBC) and KCUR-FM cover the visit. Pullman Wheelworks, a 210-unit affordable housing apartment building on Chicago’s south side, gets under way after a visit from Secretary Donovan last week. The Washington Post reports that Mayor Grey today […]

April 16, 2012

Public-Private Partnerships, Ingenuity and $11M Tax Credit Provides Innovative Housing Solutions for Philadelphia’s LGBT Seniors

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proud to spotlight a new Philadelphia housing development recognized as a pioneering innovation in U.S. housing solutions for low-income LGBT seniors. A new public-private housing initiative, co-developed by the dmhFund and Pennrose Properties and spearheaded by dmhFund President Mark Segal, has secured $11 million in […]