February 22, 2010
1 – 4 P.M.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
HUD TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING ON HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT COMMUNITY
At 1 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2010, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Raphael Bostic
will host town hall meeting at Chicago City Hall with members of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community to explore the issue of housing discrimination that specifically targets them.
HUD is preparing to launch a ground-breaking national study of housing discrimination against members of the
LGBT community in the sale and rental of housing. Before designing this unprecedented research effort, HUD is conducting a national listening tour with public meetings planned in Chicago, New York and San Francisco. In
addition, HUD will provide an opportunity for public comment for those living outside these metropolitan areas.
|WHO:||HUD Assistant Secretary Raphael Bostic
Bill Greaves, Liaison to Mayor Richard Daley and Director of Advisory Council on LGBT Issues
Simone Koehliner, LGBT Director for the Chicago Department of Health
|WHAT:||Public Town Hall Meeting to Address LGBT Housing Discrimination|
|WHEN:||1 – 4 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2010|
|WHERE:||Chicago City Hall, Room 201A
121 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60602
For more information, contact Brian Sullivan in HUD's Office of Public Affairs at (202) 708-0685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.