The Cost of Employment and Housing Discrimination against Transgender Residents of New York

The Cost of Employment and Housing Discrimination against Transgender Residents of New York

Employment and housing discrimination against New York’s transgender residents costs the state millions of dollars each year. These costs include public assistance and housing expenditures, and lost income tax revenue. According to population figures from the 2010 Census, 23,800 New York transgender residents are not covered by local ordinances that prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity in employment, housing, public accomodations, and other areas.

ORGANIZATION: Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013
LOCATION: New York