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Fact Sheet on HUD’s Equal Access Rule

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

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Michigan Agency Receives $185K for Fair Housing Education on Hate Crimes, LGBT Issues

According to yesterday’s HUD press release, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) received $185,000 to help communities and housing providers to better understand their fair housing rights and responsibilities, including the new regulation (reported on here yesterday) which ensures that … Continue reading

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NAACP, ACLU, HRC, NFHA and Many More Sign on to HOME Letter

Read the sign on letter supporting the Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) legislation, introduced by Senator John Kerry on September 22, 2011. The sign on letter is one of strong support by various housing and civil rights organizations across the … Continue reading

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New Protections Proposed for LGBT Individuals

Advocate.com Kerry, Nadler Propose Fair Housing Bill for LGBTs The Housing Opportunities Made Equal Act, or HOME Act, would amend existing federal law to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in housing and credit. By … Continue reading

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PrideSource looks at Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinances in Michigan

The October 14th issue of Between the Lines newspaper looks at local anti-discrimination ordinances in Michigan. If you think you’ve been discriminated against because of your sexual orientation or gender identity, call the Fair Housing Center at 1-877-979-FAIR. From Pride … Continue reading

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