Virginia Lending Policy To Include Gay Couples

"Virginia's housing authority will provide low-interest mortgages to gay couples and other singles living together, abandoning a one-of-a-kind lending policy that limited such help to married couples and single people living alone, commis
July 28, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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""Advocates also said the elimination of the authority's "family rule" ends two decades of discrimination against gay couples. No other state or federal mortgage lender imposes similar restrictions on their applicants for home loans. """" "It's a great day. Long overdue," said authority Commissioner Jay Fisette (D), also a member of the Arlington County Board. "As a gay man, as a man in a 20-year relationship with my partner, I think that if I needed it, my partner and I should qualify for a VHDA loan." ""

Thanks to C. P. Zilliacus

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Published on Saturday, July 26, 2003 in The Washington Post
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