Overly broad criminal background screening policies can create obstacles for many people already disadvantaged in the housing market – including people with disabilities.
Minimum income requirements set by housing providers to screen out housing voucher holders are illegal source of income discrimination.
To truly respond to the needs of victims and survivors of sexual harassment in housing, low barrier access to financial resources must be made available to low income people that are experiencing [...]
A client came to the ERC with a shocking finding on a housing provider's online application. Regardless of the intention, the impact was racial discrimination.
HUD seeks to reverse the Equal Access Rule, potentially giving shelters license to house transgender people based on their sex assigned at birth rather than their gender identity. Single-sex [...]
Uncovering redlining and lending discrimination will be undeniably more difficult if the CFPB loosens regulations on lenders’ obligation to collect and report data and hinders the public’s [...]
The exclusion of low-income individuals and families, especially African American families, from the private rental market contributes to the ongoing patterns of gentrification and displacement [...]
States and localities should prioritize protecting sexual orientation and gender identity as concerns rise over likelihood that Supreme Court will uphold protections for LGBT individuals.
With the rise of virtual housing searches and online rental applications, it is becoming far harder to ignore that inaccessible websites have dangerous implications for fair housing.
This interactive course reviews protected classes like source of income and status as a victim of an intra-family offense under the D.C. Human Rights Act, details about how local occupancy codes [...]