HUD Declares it Will Enforce Housing Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ People

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For the first time, LGBTQ Americans will be protected under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Thursday. In a memorandum, the agency declared that it will begin enforcing the FHA to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, a new move that will extend civil rights protections to millions of LGBTQ Americans.

To view the full  memo, click here.