D.C. Civil Rights Powerhouse Sues Northwest D.C. Apartment Complexes for Tenant Screening Discrimination
Investigations revealed that Logan Circle & McLean Gardens neighborhood apartments discriminated against voucher holders, 95% of whom are Black residents.
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..."
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...
"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..."
Equal Rights Center & Sage Ventures Reach a Collaborative Agreement to Ensure Fair Housing Protections in Maryland and Virginia
Today, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) and Sage Ventures (Sage) announced they have entered into a collaboration agreement to emphasize their joint commitment to protecting the rights of [...]
Equal Rights Center & Greystar Strike Impactful Agreement to Address Fair Housing Concerns in Virginia
Today, the Equal Rights Center and GREP Atlantic, LLC announced they have entered into a groundbreaking collaboration agreement in which Greystar will proactively address fair housing concerns [...]
The ERC submitted testimony regarding the DC Housing Authority's performance to the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization on February 7, 2022.
ERC AND LOCAL RENTER FILE FEDERAL LAWSUIT ALLEGING SOURCE OF INCOME AND RACE DISCRIMINATION AT NORTHWEST DC APARTMENT BUILDING
Today, the Equal Rights Center (ERC) and a local renter filed suit to challenge Vaughan Place Apartments’ unlawful refusals to accept vouchers as a source of income to pay the rent.