Topics :: housing

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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.

Affordable Housing For Gay Seniors Opens in Pa.

NATIONAL | By Kathy Matheson | Jan 14
Experts say gay seniors are less likely than their straight peers to have the financial and family resources to age in homes of their own. Many fear discrimination at traditional elder housing facilities, leading them back into the closet.

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.

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.

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