Why Pride Month Matters to Real Estate

NAGLREP marches alongside The Stonewall Inn during NYC Pride. As the founder of the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP), I can safely say this is my favorite month of the year. It’s National Homeownership and LGBT Pride Months! The convergence of the two has historical significance to real estate. I’m […]

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NAR drops congressman from donor program over anti-LGBTQ stance

The National Association of Realtors has officially dropped Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from Orange County, California, from its President’s Circle donation program, NAR confirmed to Inman Tuesday afternoon.

Realtors call on NAR to stop donating to anti-LGBTQ candidates

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) spent part of its annual midyear conference in Washington, D.C., reckoning with a dark past — one of exclusion and racism.

Discrimination of All Types Holding Back LGBTs in Homeownership

I continue to be amazed at the reception the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) receives from our industry. We have been invited to attend just about every brand and major event in 2018, and it has been exciting to see more and more recognize the role we play. I founded […]

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Report Finds Housing Discrimination Still a Challenge

On April 11, 1968, the Fair Housing Act was enacted in order to prohibit discriminatory housing practices against protected classes—race, color, religion or national origin—and was amended over the years to include protections for sex, familial status and disability. In April, the Fair Housing Act celebrated its 50th anniversary. While progress has been made and […]

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HUD settles three separate sexual harassment lawsuits

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it’s reached settlements with three separate landlords over claims of sexual harassment — a violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.

Gay and lesbian real estate group urges NAR to support Equality Act

The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) is calling on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to join the organization in supporting federal legislation that would amend existing civil rights laws — including…

NAGLREP Continues to Fight for LGBT Housing Discrimination Protections

It’s been a little more than 11 years since I signed the paperwork to start the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP), and we have since enjoyed a steady climb of growth and awareness. Today, NAGLREP has nearly 2,000 members and 22 chapters around the nation as one of the largest […]

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Fair Housing Makes Us Stronger

On April 11, 1968, President Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. This marked an important and historic change in our nation’s commitment to property rights, recognizing that property rights should not be abridged because of discrimination based on race, color, national origin or religion. In later years, the law was amended to prohibit […]

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NAGLREP is turning 10 in style: 40 speakers, 700 guests

The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) is meeting on Oct. 17-19 in Palm Springs for what is expected to be the largest LGBT+ and allied real estate event in history …