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Sexual orientation and gender identity are now officially included in “sex” discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. While our office has been acting under this assumption for decades, we both applaud and are hopeful for what this official declaration means … Continue reading
Discriminatory Treatment Found Towards LGBT Community in Housing Market
In March, 2012, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released new regulations to ensure equality for LGBT people in housing. HUD published a rule (discussed here previously) that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status … Continue reading
New Michigan Radio Series Looks at Legal LGBT Discrimination in Michigan – FHC staff Kristen Cuhran interviewed.
In a historic move, the Office of Housing and Urban Development settled its first action against a lender regarding the Equal Access Rule. The Rule (Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity) “prohibits … Continue reading