Housing providers must be vigilant and responsive to protect their tenants’ right to safe housing, especially as we all spend more time at home. It’s not just the right thing to do; it’s the law.
What the CDC Eviction Ban Means for DC, Maryland, and Virginia Renters, and How to Claim Protection Under It
The CDC announced a national ban on evictions for certain renters, effective beginning September 4, 2020 until December 31, 2020. To take advantage of the protection, renters must submit a signed [...]
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, [...]
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.