This month, to celebrate the ADA's 30th anniversary, the ERC will be reflecting on the impact the legislation has had, as well as the work that still needs to be done to achieve true equity for [...]
Earlier this year, Virginia passed several exciting fair housing bills. These bills make it illegal to discriminate based on source of income, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status.
In recognition of the COVID-19 crisis and to help renters defend their rights, the Equal Rights Center has launched a series of educational resources addressing some of the most relevant fair [...]
INVESTIGATION REVEALS SIGNIFICANT LANGUAGE BARRIERS TO COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION FOR LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT INDIVIDUALS IN D.C. AREA
The investigation by the ERC revealed significant concerns about language barriers to COVID-19 testing information for Limited English Proficient (“LEP”) individuals in the greater Washington, [...]
Today, in celebration of Fair Housing Month 2020, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) released a new video to help explain new guidance about assistance animals from the U.S. Department of Housing and [...]
The economic impact of COVID-19 has had a disproportionate effect on renters, and renters will be the ones who will likely feel the greatest impact from a rise in discriminatory practices.
Today the Equal Rights Center (ERC) – a national non-profit civil rights organization – announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kate Scott as the organization’s new Executive Director.
The Community Reinvestment Act mandated that, wherever banks operate, they must meet the credit needs of the “entire community, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.” Now, the Office [...]