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LGBTQ housing discrimination all too common

Redwolf Painter, a senior systems engineer relocating to Seattle from the San Francisco Bay Area, thought it would be easier to rent an apartment here. But after applying for rentals more than a dozen times—and being denied each time—Redwolf began to suspect a more disturbing pattern. “On the phone, I… [ Keep reading ]

Fair Chance Housing law opens a door to opportunity

Augustine Cita had a good union job, working for $28 an hour as a marble mason. By the usual standards, he should have been a great candidate to rent an apartment. But he could not get past the first interview. “I put in applications at 10 to 12 places,” Augustine… [ Keep reading ]