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 [...]
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 [...]
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.