This blog post seeks to dispel some common misconceptions and help housing providers to better serve d/Deaf and hard of hearing consumers.
ERC AND LOCAL RENTER FILE FEDERAL LAWSUIT ALLEGING SOURCE OF INCOME AND RACE DISCRIMINATION AT NORTHWEST DC APARTMENT BUILDING
Today, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) and a local renter filed suit to challenge Vaughan Place Apartments’ unlawful refusals to accept vouchers as a source of income to pay the rent.
NAD AND ERC INVITE STATE AGENCIES IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA TO COLLABORATE IN ADDRESSING ILLEGAL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
Investigation indicates agencies are failing to ensure equal and meaningful access to signing deaf and hard of hearing individuals seeking assistance with completion of applications for public [...]
The ERC’s investigation broke new ground by using matched-pair testing to systematically investigate the prevalence of racial discrimination throughout Chicago’s industrial staffing sector.
IN IMPORTANT OPINION FOR DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION, FEDERAL JUDGE RULES THAT UBER IS SUBJECT TO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS
On Monday, March 15th, United States District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson denied Uber’s motion to dismiss in the case Equal Rights Center v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al.
The ERC submitted testimony regarding the DC Housing Authority's performance to the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization on March 1, 2021.