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Lgbt Housing Discrimination

LGBT People: Our Longing for Home, Our Right to Housing

Robert Espinoza | Posted 04.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Espinoza

As two recent reports demonstrate, for many LGBT people -- specifically LGBT people of color and elders -- the quest for home routinely comes up against a housing supply that's dilapidated, stretched thin, too expensive and far removed from the cities and neighborhoods we deserve to inhabit.

John Celock

North Dakota Cities Look To Ban Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

While the North Dakota Legislature defeated a bill to ban LGBT discrimination statewide earlier this year, cities in the state are taking steps to add...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Most Americans Favor This LGBT Protection

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans would support banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. The surv...

Would a Husband and Wife Be Asked to Sleep in Separate Bedrooms?

Marissa Higgins | Posted 08.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Marissa Higgins

A recent HUD study shows that same-sex couples experience significantly higher levels of housing discrimination than heterosexual couples. My wife and I found this to be true in New York and Massachusetts -- both states where LGBTQ individuals are considered a protected class.

Amanda Terkel

Same-Sex Couples Face Significant Housing Discrimination, Historic Government Study Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex couples face significant levels of discrimination in the rental housing market, according to a landmark government study releas...

Top Official On LGBT Housing Discrimination: 'You Will Be Held Accountable'

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

DETROIT — A new rule took effect this week barring those who own or operate U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded housing from...

LGBT Housing Discrimination in 2011: A Time for Pride and Action

John Trasvina | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
John Trasvina

Some LGBT individuals and families hide their identities in order to secure the apartment or house they want. That is not a price that anyone should pay in the United States of America.

Misrepresenting Discrimination: How Much Discrimination Do Gays and Lesbians Face in the Housing Market?

Brian J. McCabe | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Brian J. McCabe

Last week, HUD released its first-ever study of housing discrimination against same-sex couples. News outlets picked up the study, reporting preferential treatment for heterosexual couples over same-sex coupes, but they deeply mischaracterized they study's findings.