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13:46 | 30th April 2017

News: World

Thu 25 Feb, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


further sessions planned to take place in New York City and San Francisco

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HUD looks into gay discrimination

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The Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) is aiming to help the LGBT community as they begin to undertake the first survey of housing discrimination against the gay community.

The HUD plans to host a listening session in Chicago this Thursday and further sessions planned to take place in New York City and San Francisco, in a bid to tackle discrimination against the LGBT community.

They are also asking people to come forward with their own personal experiences of discrimination with the housing environment.

This is a first for the US as they attempt to track how common housing discrimination is against gay people.



The first session will take place this Thursday at Chicago’s City Hall.

 

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