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Study finds housing bias against same-sex couples

June 18, 2013

WASHINGTON ? A new study finds that same-sex couples are treated less favorably than heterosexual couples when seeking information about rental housing advertised online.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development commissioned the national study, the first of its kind.

It finds that gay and lesbian couples are less likely to receive a favorable response to email inquiries about rental properties than straight couples.

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