Today, the ERC re-launched its General Fair Housing training course. The revamped online course offers an engaging and informative look at best practices for complying with fair housing laws.
Equal Rights Center Files Suit Against Kettler Management Over Rampant Source of Income Discrimination at Multiple D.C. Properties
"The ERC's investigation has revealed outrageous barriers for voucher holders trying to rent homes at Kettler managed properties."
COURT DENIES DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS TO DISMISS: Equal Rights Center Has Standing to Sue Under the D.C. Consumer Protections Procedures Act and the D.C. Human Rights Act
"The ERC firmly believes that the burden of uncovering and eliminating discrimination should not be placed on victims of discrimination alone..."
Equal Rights Center & WC Smith Reach Agreement to Address Fair Housing Concerns Related to Criminal Records Screening in Washington, DC
Today, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) and WC Smith announced they have entered into a cooperation agreement in which WC Smith will proactively address fair housing concerns raised by the ERC [...]
“The ADA gave us a remarkable opportunity” – Reflections on the Americans with Disabilities Act’s 33rd Anniversary
As we celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the ADA becoming law, Rod Boggs and Rabbi Bruce Kahn reflected on the ERC's historic and ongoing work to increase access for people with disabilities.
Housing Discrimination Against People with Vouchers in DC Is Illegal! A Guide to New Protections Under the Eviction Record Sealing and Fairness in Renting Amendment Act
The Eviction Record Sealing and Fairness in Renting Amendment Act strengthened protections for people with housing vouchers...
Vivian was thrilled to find a unit in Northwest DC for herself and her two young daughters, but soon after touring, the leasing agent discouraged her from applying, citing the size of her family.
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