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  • GRENADIER REALTY CORP. SUED FOR HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

    GRENADIER REALTY CORP. SUED FOR HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

    Lawsuit alleges blatant refusal to accept applicants living with AIDS and utilizing a government housing subsidy

    Today, a client of the New York City HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) filed a federal lawsuit against Grenadier Realty Corp., a major New York real estate company with over 22,000 individual apartments, alleging housing discrimination …

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    January 12, 2017

  • Tribute to Longtime Advocate Regina Quattrochi by Charles King

    Tribute to Longtime Advocate Regina Quattrochi by Charles King

    Guest post by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works

    I first met Regina Quattrochi in 1990. The Housing Committee of ACT UP had decided to prove that homeless people with AIDS who used drugs would benefit from supportive housing and committed to starting Housing Works. Four of us—Eric Sawyer, …

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    December 14, 2016

  • Ending the Epidemic by Charles King

    Ending the Epidemic by Charles King

    These remarks were delivered by Housing Works President & CEO Charles King at the New York State Ending the Epidemic Summit on December 7, 2016

    Four years ago when Treatment Action Group and Housing Works convened the first summit on Ending the New York Epidemic, many thought it was premature, counter-productive, …

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    December 9, 2016

  • World AIDS Day 2016 at the NYC AIDS Memorial

    World AIDS Day 2016 at the NYC AIDS Memorial

    On World AIDS Day, we joined forces with the New York City AIDS Memorial Board of Directors and representatives, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the New York State Department of Health, and the rest of the END AIDS NY 2020 Coalition to host a public dedication …

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    December 2, 2016

  • Action Alert! Show your support for the ACA

    Action Alert! Show your support for the ACA

    Paul Ryan is conducting a phone poll on the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare), hoping to hear overwhelming popular opposition to it.

    If you would like to express your support for the Affordable Care Act, call (202) 225-0600.

    After a brief period of silence (which …

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    November 21, 2016

  • RSVP/Save-the-Date! WORLD AIDS DAY 2016: REMEMBER + RAISE YOUR VOICE

    RSVP/Save-the-Date! WORLD AIDS DAY 2016: REMEMBER + RAISE YOUR VOICE WORLD AIDS DAY 2016: Remember + Raise Your Voice

    Please join us on Thursday, December 1st, for a special coalition World AIDS Day event. This year we’ll be at the newly completed AIDS Memorial Park in Greenwich Village for a dedication of the space, a memorial reading of names, poetry and …

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    November 18, 2016

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance and Resilience by Housing Works CEO Charles King

    Transgender Day of Remembrance and Resilience by Housing Works CEO Charles King

    Guest post by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works

    Transgender Day of remembrance is always a solemn occasion, for it honors our sisters and brothers of trans experience who have been martyred on the altar of hate, attacked, brutalized and killed for the offense of living their lives as …

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    November 16, 2016

  • Reflections from Housing Works CEO Charles King on the Election

    Reflections from Housing Works CEO Charles King on the Election

    by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works

    Last night, like many people, I felt a knot growing in the pit of my stomach as the realization gradually sunk in that our nation had elected as president a man who wears his racism, xenophobia, and misogyny on his chest like …

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    November 9, 2016

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