TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
HUD REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR AND ASSISTANT SECRETARY TO ANNOUNCE NEW LGBT HOUSING RULE
Department addresses housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
DENVER - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Assistant Secretary John Trasviña, Rocky Mountain Region Administrator Rick Garcia along with local government officials and fair housing groups will announce HUD's new rule on housing. Utilizing its authority to promote decent housing and a suitable living environment for all, HUD has taken important steps to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons have equal access to housing and HUD programs. Additionally, HUD will announce a grant to the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) to fight housing discrimination.
|WHO:||HUD Assistant Secretary John Trasviña,
Rocky Mountain Region Administrator Rick Garcia
|WHAT:||Announcement of New LGBT Housing Rule and Fair Housing Grant|
|WHEN:||11:00 - 11:30 A.M.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
|WHERE:||Dept. of Housing and Urban Development's Denver Regional Office
1670 Broadway, 35th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
For more information, contact Shantae Goodloe with HUD Public Affairs at (202) 294-3903 or Shantae.m.Goodloe@hud.gov.
HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet at www.hud.gov and espanol.hud.gov. You can also follow HUD on twitter @HUDnews, on facebook at www.facebook.com/HUD, or sign up for news alerts on HUD's News Listserv.