Although gay couples have always been able to own property, it is not until recently, with the overturning of Section 3 of DOMA and the Supreme Court ruling against California’s Proposition 8, that have we fully been able to embrace the same benefits as opposite-sex couples that help to make homeownership more of a dream.
You can learn more about these issues in “Same-Sex Homebuyers 101,” a free forum from 10 am to noon Saturday, Sept. 7 at The Center, 3909 Center St. in Hillcrest. Refreshments will be served. By being legally recognized as a married couple, same-gender families now have equal access to many peripheral layers of the American dream of home ownership that were not possible before.
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