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HUD Proposes Regulations Banning Housing Discrimination Against Gays

From the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which notes that a 2007 study showed that 30% of same-sex couples in Michigan faced discrimination when attempting to rent or buy a home. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today proposed new regulations intended to ensure that its core housing programs are open to all eligible persons, regardless of …

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HUD Proposes New Rules To Protect Gays

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed a series of new rules guaranteeing equal access to their programs regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. The initiatives announced today will be a proposed rule that will provide the opportunity for public comment. The proposed rule will: clarify that the term “family” as used to describe eligible beneficiaries …

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Barney Frank Eyes Obama Cabinet Post

The Hill reports that Rep. Barney Frank would like to join the Obama administration as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. But at least not until 2011 or so. Rep. Barney Frank is interested in capping his political career as a member of the president’s Cabinet, according to a new biography of the Financial Services Committee chairman. Frank (D-Mass.) …

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