Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that notorious landlord Sanford Capital, LLC, and its owner will return over $1.1 million in rent payments to 155 tenants forced to live in uninhabitable conditions.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced the appointment of Jason Downs as General Counsel for the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Statement of Elizabeth Wilkins
Senior Counsel for Policy

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 12 state Attorneys General calling on the nation’s leading arbitration firms to provide information about obstacles workers face in resolving employment-related disputes.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a report highlighting key civil rights concerns District residents shared with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), including concerns about housing discrimination, racism, and bias-motivated violence against the LGBTQ+ community.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Ginosi USA Corporation (“Ginosi”)—a California-based company—and its owners and officers are banned from selling illegal short-term rentals in residential apartment buildings in the District of Columbia.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced Apartments.com will take additional steps to eliminate discriminatory housing advertisements from its platform as a result of a collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Statement of Toni Michelle Jackson
Deputy Attorney General, Public Interest Division

Statement of Erin Cullen
Deputy Attorney General, Family Services Agency

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today submitted a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that the District of Columbia’s Human Rights Act (DCHRA) prohibits discrimination by all businesses and institutions that operate in the District, including those that operate online or otherwise without physical locations.