"DCHA is an agency in crisis and its reputation is in shambles. This reality compromises its ability to serve District residents eligible for its programs..."
"The ERC appreciates the OAG’s strong enforcement of the DC Human Rights Act, which is playing a critical role in stamping out systemic discrimination and promoting fair housing in the city..."
The ERC calls on the DC Council and Mayor Bowser to restore OHR’s funding to FY2022 levels, and provide additional funding so that the agency can investigate discrimination complaints based on [...]
The hearing was held virtually before the Committee on Government Operations and Facilities on February 24, 2022, at 12 pm. Fair Housing Rights Program Manager Susie McClannahan testified on [...]
The ERC submitted testimony regarding the DC Housing Authority's performance to the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization on February 7, 2022.
Susie McClannahan testified on behalf of the ERC at the DC Office of Human Rights Performance Oversight Hearing on March 5, 2021, at 12 pm.
The ERC submitted testimony regarding the DC Housing Authority's performance to the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization on March 1, 2021.
ERC Testifies at Public Hearing in Support of DC Bill Strengthening Enforcement of DC Human Rights Act
The Equal Rights Center supports the passage of B23-73, The Attorney General Civil Rights Enforcement Clarification Amendment Act of 2019, as it is an important step to eliminating discrimination [...]