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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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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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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