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A note from our Associate Director, 4/29/2022 You may know that April is National Fair Housing Month, when advocates across the country celebrate the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. We’re reminded each April of the hard … Continue reading
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
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
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
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