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The Equal Rights Center

is a civil rights organization that identifies and seeks to eliminate
unlawful and unfair discrimination in housing, employment, and
public accommodations in Greater Washington, D.C. and nationwide.

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NEW HUD PROPOSAL PUTS HOMELESS
TRANSGENDER PEOPLE'S LIVES AT RISK

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's newly proposed
rule would allow homeless shelters to discriminate based on gender
identity, putting transgender people in danger of violence and
further housing instability.

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PROPOSED CFPB RULES ABOUT HOME
LOAN DATA IGNORE THE HARMS OF
REDLINING AT OUR COMMUNITIES’ PERIL

If the CFPB loosens regulations on lenders’ obligation to
collect and report data and hinders the public’s ability to
access and analyze the data, uncovering redlining and
lending discrimination will be undeniably more difficult.

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NEW ONLINE TRAINING: DC FAIR HOUSING
LAWS FOR HOUSING PROVIDERS

Whether a housing provider has been operating in Washington,
D.C. for 1 year or 20 years, or is a landlord for only a few houses
or a large apartment complex, it is crucial to stay-up-to-date on
the many unique local protections and laws in the District.

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MAKING HOME ACCESSIBLE

The ERC has developed a series of resources designed
to provide information about the fair housing
rights of people with disabilities, help housing
providers comply with fair housing best practices,
and empower people with disabilities to advocate
for themselves.

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