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 [...]
EQUAL RIGHTS CENTER RELEASES ONLINE COURSE FOR HOUSING PROVIDERS ABOUT WASHINGTON, D.C. FAIR HOUSING LAWS
The interactive course, Washington, D.C. Fair Housing Laws for Housing Providers, explains best practices for complying with the many unique local protections and laws in the District. These [...]
What hiring discrimination looks like in a state with no statewide LGBT anti-discrimination protections
The reality for LGBT individuals in much of the country is not only the pervasiveness of employment discrimination, but also the fact that there is very little that individuals can do in response [...]
Healthcare providers, therapists, social workers, teachers, and members of a peer support group are examples of those who can verify somebody else's disability as a third party.
Robust fair housing laws are among the various tools available to people with disabilities to ensure their access to independent living in the neighborhoods of their choosing.
CIVIL RIGHTS TESTING REPORT REVEALS BARRIERS TO HOUSING IN PERSON AND ONLINE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
The From Click to Visit report used civil rights testing to uncover numerous barriers to housing for people with disabilities. In particular, the report’s findings raise major concerns about [...]
Using matched pair testing, the ERC compared the experiences of straight job applicants with gay/queer job applicants during the hiring process. The report reveals test results that point to the [...]
ESAs provide important benefits to people with disabilities, and nontraditional animals can provide the same comforting function to one person as a dog or cat might provide to someone else.