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Report Details Prejudice in Housing

Report Details Prejudice in Housing

Black women with criminal records are more likely to experience discrimination in the Washington, D.C. housing market than white women of comparable criminal backgrounds, according to a new report released Oct. 18 by the Equal Rights Center. The ERC, a nonprofit civil rights organization, identified these findings as possible violations[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Guidelines Bar Housing Discrimination Based on Criminal Records

Refusing housing to Washington, D.C. residents with criminal records constitutes discrimination, according to guidelines released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development on April 4. The guidelines are based on the 1968 Fair Housing Act passed, which prohibits barring any individual from buying or renting a residence based on[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top