LGBT Homeownership: Affordability and Fear of Discrimination Dominant Deterrents

The LGBT community is largely holding back from homeownership, according to a recent survey conducted by Freddie Mac in collaboration with Community Marketing and Insights, which polled 2,313 LGBT community members in the U.S. aged 22-72. In fact, compared to the national average of 64.3 percent, only 40 percent of LGBT households are likely to […]

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Realogy throws support behind LGBT housing protection bill

John Peyton, president and CEO of Realogy’s Franchise Group, announced his parent company’s support of the Fair and Equal Housing Act, a bill up for consideration by Congress that is designed to prevent anti-LGBT housing discrimination nationwide. 

Marriage Equality Continues as LGBT Homeownership Driver: Report

It has been more than three years since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality, paving the way for the continued increase of LGBT married couples purchasing homes, according to the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals’ (NAGLREP) second annual LGBT Real Estate Report, an online survey of 485 members […]

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First list honoring top-producing LGBT+ real estate agents released

The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) has released NAGLREP Top LGBT+ Agent List, the first-ever list honoring the top-producing LGBT and allied real estate agents and teams across the United States.

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.