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  1. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions, Zinzi D Bailey et al., The Lancet (2017)

    Despite the fact that racism in its many forms contributes to poor health outcomes, health professionals and policymakers have yet to employ concrete anti-racism measures to address persistent health inequities in the United States. Bailey et al. focus sp ...

    admin - 11/27/2018 2:08pm

  2. Disability Housing Rights and Building Codes of New York, New York City Bar Association, Disability Law Committee (April 2011)

    This 30-page publication summarizes local, state and federal housing and civil rights laws that ensure the rights of people with disabilities in New York State to have equal access to housing, including reasonable accommodations (such as ramps) necessary ...

    admin - 6/2/2016 12:31pm

  3. No Safe Place: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities, The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (2014)

    This report documents the increasing criminalization of homelessness in the United States, focusing on municipal laws banning sleeping and storing personal possessions in public areas, “camping,” begging, loitering and even feeding homeless persons. ...

    admin - 8/26/2018 11:06am

  4. Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of HIV/AIDS Housing (2011)

    Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) is a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program that seeks to provide stable housing for low-income people living with HIV and their families. This fact sheet analyzes variou ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:11pm

  5. Chart: Limitations on Eligibility for Federal Housing by Program Type, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    This chart summarizes restrictions that a person with a criminal record may encounter when seeking affordable housing through programs such as Section 8 or HOPWA.The chart also highlights some of the consequences in federal housing policy for people who a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 12:48pm

  6. Mass Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations, Ginny Shubert, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works (2013)

    This report provides a review of the literature on the overlapping epidemics of mass incarceration and HIV/AIDS concentrated among poor communities of color, and the role that housing instability plays in exacerbating both. After exploring the interconnec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/26/2018 11:11am

  7. Comments in Support of the 2013 Reauthorization of the Ryan White Treatment and Modernization Act (HRSA-2012-0003-0001), The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) submitted these comments on August 7, 2012, to the HIV/AIDS Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding the 2013 r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:04pm

  8. Letter to President Obama on World AIDS Day (2011)

    Leading HIV organizations in the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama today about the speech he will deliver on World AIDS Day, December 1st. The 2011 World AIDS Day theme is "Getting to Zero"-- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:34pm

  9. Canal Side Care Manor v. Pa. Human Relations Comm’n, 2011 WL 4986670 (Pa. Commw. Ct., Oct. 20, 2011)

    In this opinion, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a ruling by the state's Human Relations Commission (Commission) that the plaintiff had been unlawfully discriminated against after she was expelled from housing in a personal care resid ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/30/2018 10:43am

  10. Social Services for Women Living With HIV--The Facts, Center for Women and HIV Advocacy at HIV Law Project (2011)

    Because of the disproportionate rate at which low-income individuals are infected with HIV, low or no cost social services may mean profound differences in quality and length of an individual's life. This fact sheet from the HIV Law Project is an adv ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 4:30pm

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