NY's plan for rent relief, HUD bans sex, gender bias, & more

NY's plan for rent relief, HUD bans sex, gender bias, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 12, 2021 - 1:30PM


HUD bans housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity under the Fair Housing Act (Bloomberg)

New York's plan to distribute the $1.3 billion of federal rent relief it is getting would cover a year of back rent and possibly more (The Real Deal)

A historic 1705 house in Huntington, NY, which belonged to poet Walt Whitman's family is on the market for $750,000. It has modern upgrades (press release)

What it’s like to live in rural Vermont after 13 years in NYC. Short answer: It’s lonelier (Brooklyn Based)

Landmarks Preservation Commission introduces an interactive map that highlights NYC’s African American history (CityLand)

Senior living facilities offer Covid vaccinations as an incentive to lure new residents (The New York Times)



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