Sexual orientation and gender reassignment discrimination

If you are LGBTQ+, you should not be treated less favourably when renting a home, applying for a mortgage or dealing with the council. This section looks at what you can do if you feel you are being discriminated against because of your sexual orientation or gender reassignment.

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About sexual orientation and gender reassignment discrimination

This page explains what sexual orientation and gender reassignment discrimination in a housing situation is and how the law protects you.

Dealing with sexual orientation and gender reassignment discrimination

This page explains what you can do if you are being discriminated against by your landlord, letting agent, mortgage lender or other service providers because of your sexuality or gender reassignment.

Help and advice for LGBTQ+ people

This page lists organisations and agencies offering help and support to LGBTQ+ people facing discrimination or other problems.

Last updated: 29 December 2014

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