Topics :: housing

11 thru 20 of 58 Stories

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.

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

CORPORATE | By MARCY GORDON | Aug 31
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.

Home Prices Rise in Nearly All Major US Cities

HOME | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Jul 14
The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index showed increases in 19 of the 20 cities tracked. That’s the second straight month that prices have risen in a majority of U.S. cities.

11 thru 20 of 58 Stories