Reps. Nadler, Conyers Push for Sweeping Reform of Nation’s Housing Discrimination Laws

    Reps. Nadler, Conyers Push for Sweeping Reform of Nation’s Housing Discrimination Laws

    WASHINGTON, DC – June 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the top Democrat on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, along with Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI), introduced the Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Act in order to extend critical federal civil rights protections to individuals, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or familial status, disability, or source of income. Today, many in the LGBT community, many people paying rent with government housing vouchers, and numerous others routinely experience housing discrimination by landlords, banks, and real estate professionals.

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