Refusing to allow assistance animals as a reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities in housing is illegal under the Fair Housing Act.
EQUAL RIGHTS CENTER & DISABLED MILITARY FAMILY MEMBER SUCCESSFULLY SETTLE LAWSUIT AGAINST WALTER REED MILITARY HOSPITAL FOR INACCESSIBLE RESTROOMS
Today, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) and Mr. Sylvester Fiers reached a settlement with Walter Reed National Military Hospital and U.S Navy Exchange Service Command to provide wheelchair [...]
In recent months, ERC Executive Director Kate Scott and Fair Housing Rights Program Manager Susie McClannahan have joined discussions on radio shows to share their fair housing expertise.
Through a recent testing investigation, the ERC uncovered likely discriminatory behavior against people with disabilities by a housing provider operating in Maryland and Washington, DC.
Through a recent testing investigation, the ERC uncovered likely discriminatory behavior against people with disabilities by a housing provider in Arlington, Virginia.
This blog post seeks to dispel some common misconceptions and help housing providers to better serve d/Deaf and hard of hearing consumers.
NAD AND ERC INVITE STATE AGENCIES IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA TO COLLABORATE IN ADDRESSING ILLEGAL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
Investigation indicates agencies are failing to ensure equal and meaningful access to signing deaf and hard of hearing individuals seeking assistance with completion of applications for public [...]
IN IMPORTANT OPINION FOR DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION, FEDERAL JUDGE RULES THAT UBER IS SUBJECT TO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS
On Monday, March 15th, United States District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson denied Uber’s motion to dismiss in the case Equal Rights Center v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al.