News & Updates
This week, I was pleased to announce a settlement that will require notorious landlord Sanford Capital to return $1.1 million to 155 tenants in Wards 5, 7, and 8 who were forced to live in squalor.
AG Racine Announces Sanford Capital Will Return $1.1 Million to 155 Tenants Forced to Live in Squalor
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.
AG Racine Leads 12-State Coalition To Ensure Workers Can Resolve Employment Disputes Fairly And Quickly In Arbitration
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.
AG Racine Elevates Community Concerns about Housing Discrimination, Racism, and Violence Against LGBTQ+ Community
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.
This summer, OAG held a series of civil rights listening sessions across the District, and in every session, we heard concerns about bias-motivated violence against the LGBTQ+ community and the rise of anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant violence.
AG Racine Announces Ginosi USA Banned From Offering Illegal Short-Term Apartment Rentals in the District
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.
AG Racine and Apartments.com Announce New Effort to Fight Housing Discrimination in Online Rental Listings
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).