Author: Stephen Sills

Patchwork of policies

Anti-LGBTQ housing discrimination “While 21 states and a patchwork of municipalities ban anti-LGBTQ housing discrimination, the Federal Fair Housing Act has nothing to say about it. The Supreme Court may very well find that there is a constitutional right to marry, but such a ruling would do nothing to prevent landlords from denying newlyweds housing in the 29 states where such discrimination...

Anti-LGBTQ housing discrimination

“While 21 states and a patchwork of municipalities ban anti-LGBTQ housing discrimination, the Federal Fair Housing Act has nothing to say about it. The Supreme Court may very well find that there is a constitutional right to marry, but such a ruling would do nothing to prevent landlords from denying newlyweds housing in the 29 states where such discrimination remains entirely legal.” More...

Few choices for low-income households

Guilford County, NC: For every 100 extremely low-income renter households (ELI), there are only 25 affordable and available rental units.In this area, households of four earning less than $16,600 are classified as ELI. The Gap at a Glance: 17,947 Total ELI renter households4,427 Affordable and available rental units13,520 The total gap between ELI households and affordable and available...