Posts Tagged: housing discrimination

FormFormer-BYU Student Says He Was Evicted From Apartment For Being Gay

A former Brigham Young University student has sued a university-contracted apartment complex that he says evicted him after he told his roommates he was attracted to men. Andrew David White’s civil lawsuit filed last week says he was physically assaulted in January by his roommates after they came to believe he was gay and kicked… Read more »

Wisconsin Town Bans LGBT Housing Discrimination

Appleton becomes the third city in Wisconsin to adopt rules against housing discrimination based on gender identity. The city’s diversity coordinator, Kathy Flores, says there are no state or federal protections for transgender individuals, so it’s up to communities to adopt rules. The Department of Housing and Urban Development says 17 states and 160 cities… Read more »

When Housing Discrimination is Acceptable

During the past few weeks, there was a surplus amount of media attention focused on the subject of same-sex marriage. However, far less attention was given to a parallel issue: the question of housing discrimination against same-sex couples. Last month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) quietly released a report that was… Read more »