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  1. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 993 U.N.T.S. 3 (1976)

    The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the “ICESCR”) represents one-third of what is informally referred to as the “International Bill of Rights.” The other two thirds consist of the International Covenant on Civil and Politic ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/7/2018 3:50pm

  2. Know Your Rights: HIV and Housing, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief front-and-back handout provides an overview of the rights of people living with HIV to obtain housing without discrimination under federal law, and to housing assistance under federally funded programs. Safe, stable, and affordable housing is n ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/30/2018 10:58am

  3. Know Your Rights, Massachusetts – HIV, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

    Know Your Rights, Massachusetts – HIV is a fact sheet created by Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders that summarizes the rights of people living with HIV in Massachusetts. It provides a description of how, both under Massachusetts and federal law, ...

    admin - 10/12/2019 2:43pm

  4. Know Your Rights New Hampshire – HIV, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) (2014)

    This fact sheet summarizes the rights of people living with HIV in the state of New Hampshire. It describes state and federal anti-discrimination protections, as well as information regarding confidentiality, consent required for HIV testing, disability i ...

    admin - 10/12/2019 2:57pm

  5. 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) - 2/14/2020 2:49pm

  6. Joel Truitt Management, Inc. v. District of Columbia Comm'n of Human Rights, 646 A.2d 1007 (D.C. 1994)

    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals affirmed a decision of the District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights that a landlord could not refuse to send repair workers into an apartment occupied by a person with AIDS for fear that they would contract ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:21pm

  7. Support Ministries for Persons with AIDS, Inc. v. Vill. of Waterford, 808 F. Supp. 120 (N.D.N.Y. 1992)

    When plaintiff attempted to establish a residence for HIV-positive homeless people, community opposition persuaded the zoning board to amend its laws to exclude uses such as the proposed residence from residential areas. The defendant then rejected the pl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:58pm

  8. Stewart B. McKinney Found., Inc. v. Town Plan and Zoning Comm'n, 790 F. Supp. 1197 (D. Conn. 1992)

    The plaintiff purchased a two-family home with the intent to house seven homeless HIV-positive people. After a series of hostile public meetings and inquiries, the zoning commission determined that the proposed use of the facility would require applicatio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:04pm

  9. Baxter v. City of Belleville, 720 F. Supp. 720 (S.D. Ill. 1989)

    Relying on the Seventh Circuit's four-prong impact analysis outlined in Metropolitan Housing Development Corp. v. Village of Arlington Heights, 558 F.2d 1283 (7th Cir. 1977), the District Court found that denying a special use permit to open a reside ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:14pm

  10. Ass'n of Relatives and Friends of AIDS Patients v. Regulations and Permits Admin., 740 F. Supp. 95 (D. P.R. 1990)

    Plaintiff applied to the Regulations and Permits Administration for a special use permit to open an AIDS hospice. Under considerable and sustained pressure from community groups opposed to the hospice, the defendant rejected the special use application, a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:19pm

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