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SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
SAGE has launched a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis, hosting a panel discussion at its national headquarters on February 3 with marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor.

The Best Real Estate Markets in Florida

HOME | By Mike Halterman | Jan 24
Everyone agrees that this is the perfect time to buy a new home. Interest rates are low and the construction industry, which fizzled during the recession, is now stronger than ever in Florida. Here are ten Florida cities to look at.

Why Areas with Good Jobs Have Hard-to-Afford Homes

REAL ESTATE | By Josh Boak | Dec 10
The dream of home ownership for many is proving frustrating, being deferred or abandoned, even for people with comfortable incomes.

Low-Cost Housing for LGBT Seniors: A New Model Launches in Philly?

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
A low-cost housing program for LGBT seniors has started in Philadelphia. Early indications are that it's a huge success -- but the one site is far from enough to meet a growing need.

Broadway Sleeps Under the Stars to Raise Funds for Covenant House

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
On Sunday, August 17, The Covenant House will hold the Second Annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition, where Members of the Broadway community will sleep on the streets to raise much-needed funds for homeless youth.

Ky. Forum to Address Gay Housing Discrimination

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 9
The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is hosting its second annual fair housing forum for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.

Airbnb Sponsors SF Pride

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 1
Airbnb, the Internet-based lodging sharing company whose name is often associated with San Francisco’s eviction controversy, has joined the city’s LGBT Pride parade and celebration as a major sponsor.

Seniors Lack Affordable Housing Options

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 23
LGBT seniors in cities across the country are facing a lack of affordable housing options as they age.

SF Chamber Cites Housing Need

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Feb 20
The local economy may be booming, but San Francisco residents said in a recent poll that the cost of housing is their top concern, even outpacing homelessness, business leaders said at a recent breakfast meeting.

Tenants Demand Eviction Relief

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Feb 13
Concern over increasing rental costs and a spike in evictions led more than 300 tenants and their supporters to pack a school lunchroom last weekend as the Citywide Tenants Convention sought to harness frustration into political action.

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