Study Shows Rental Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples
A new study revealssame-sex couples are being discriminated against when seeking rental apartmentsonline.
Gay and lesbiancouples received almost 16-percent fewer responses to rental inquiriesaccording to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The research wasbased on more than 6,800 e-mail correspondence tests in 50 U.S. cities.
Twenty states and theDistrict of Columbia have enacted legislation to prohibit discriminationagainst gays and lesbians.