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Justice Dept. files suit against Texas RV park in transgender discrimination case

Friday, October 11, 2013
Roxanne Joganik
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against a Texas recreational vehicle park for alleged discrimination against a transgender woman. [...]

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HUD: Same-sex couples often face discrimination in housing rentals

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON – Same-sex couples experience unequal treatment more often than heterosexual couples when responding to internet ads for rental units, and findings show that gay male couples experience more discrimination than lesbian couples, according to a groundbreaking study released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). [...]

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HUD settles discrimination claim against Bank of America

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced a settlement agreement in a claim it brought against Bank of America for discriminating against a lesbian couple applying for a federally insured mortgage loan. [...]

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HUD: Religious groups must abide by LGBT non-bias housing rule

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
WASHINGTON -- A Department of Housing and Urban Development official said Monday religious institutions receiving federal funds for housing programs will have to abide by a new HUD rule prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people. [...]

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Housing Secretary: HUD will finalize protections for LGBT people

Sunday, January 29, 2012
BALTIMORE — Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan officially announced on Saturday his department will make final “next week” a proposed rule to protect LGBT people against discrimination in federal housing programs. [...]

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HUD proposes new LGBT anti-discrimination rules in federal housing programs

Friday, January 21, 2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Thursday announced proposed new regulations intended to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in its core housing programs -- programs that impact 4.4 million units of housing across the country. [...]

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