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Court Stops Dallas Suburb’s Immigrant Renters Law

HOME | By Nomaan Merchant | Jul 23
A Dallas suburb can’t enforce a law that bans immigrants in the United States without legal permission from renting apartments, a federal appeals court said Monday.

Study Finds Housing Bias Against Same-Sex Couples

FINANCE | By Sam Hananel | Jun 18
A new study finds that same-sex couples are treated less favorably than heterosexual couples when seeking information about rental housing advertised online.

Luxury and Low-Income Coexist in NYC

REAL ESTATE | By Jennifer Peltz, Meghan Barr | Mar 25
Public housing projects in New York City may further integrate low-income and market value properties in some of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods.

Gay and Aging in La-La Land

LOCAL | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Mar 11
The gay community is youth obsessed, and Hollywood is preoccupied with one’s image. So how does it fare for those LGBTs who are gay and gray and living in LA?

Calcutta House Celebrates 25 Years Housing People With HIV

LOCAL | By Alexander Vuocolo | Jan 18
Founded in 1987 as a hospice for people dying of AIDS, Calcutta House now celebrates its 25th anniversary, helping vulnerable populations like the homeless, mentally ill and inveterate drug abusers.

Seattle PrideFest Director Egan Orion Takes a Trip to Haiti, Builds Houses

LOCAL | By Shaun Knittel | Jan 5
Touched by the destruction of the Haiti earthquake, Seattle PrideFest organizer Egan Orion joined Habitat for Humanity to help build new homes for people devastated by disasters.

Philadelphia Breaks Ground on Low-Income Housing for LGBT Seniors

LOCAL | By Andrew Clark | Dec 19
In November, Philadelphia broke ground on a new senior center with 56 housing units available for low-income, LGBT residents.

Philly Gay Rights Pioneers Launch Landmark Senior Housing Project

HOME | Nov 8
Project planners, LGBT-civil rights pioneers and public officials will mark the start of construction on Philadelphia’s LGBT-friendly low-income senior housing complex, the first urban project of its kind, located in the heart of the Gayborhood.

New York Celebs to Join Thom Browne to Fight AIDS at Upcoming Fashion for Action

FASHION | Oct 20
Housing Works will host its highly anticipated ninth annual Fashion for Action fundraiser on November 7th 2012. Fashion for Action is a five-day charitable designer shopping event that begins with a ticketed Opening Night Reception.

US Home Contracts Hit Two-Year High

Americans signed the most contracts to buy homes in July than at any other point in the last two years, further evidence of a housing recovery.

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