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The Equal Rights Center: Protect Your Rights - Fair Housing

October 2011 | The Equal Rights Center

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"Unfortunately, LGBT housing rights are not federally protected. Currently, 16 jurisdictions prohibit discrimination on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and another four jurisdictions protect against Sexual Orientation but not Gender Identity."

This document lists the states that have policies that ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and or gender identity/expression and how those laws may be useful in a housing context. It also suggest what steps can be done by those who were discriminated by unfair housing practices.


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