HUD's new LGBT housing rule
Earlier this month, HUD published a final rule in the Federal Register entitled Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity. The rule creates a new regulatory provision that generally prohibits considering a person’s marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity (a person’s internal sense of being male or female) in making...
New shelter for LGBT homeless youth in Chicago
March marked the opening of a new homeless shelter in Chicago, Il. Vida/SIDA opened the doors of El Rescate on March 3rd. El Rescate is a homeless shelter aimed at providing services for LGBT and HIV + youth, ages 18-24. El Rescate was designed to be a transitional housing facility and an independent living program. Please click on the link below to read more....
New team member for the Homeless Youth Project
Hello Everyone! My name is Kathryn. I am a graduate student from the Social Work department at Sacramento State and just started as an intern with the California Homeless Youth Project. I received my BA in psychology also from Sacramento State. I have experience working at a children’s shelter with at risk youth from a variety of backgrounds (CPS, foster care, respite, and homeless). Last year I...
HUD Secretary Discusses Trans Issues at White... →
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