News & Updates
AG Racine Announces Precedent Setting Victory in Lawsuit that Stopped Well-Connected Slumlords & Developers from Displacing Long-Term African American Tenants
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) won a precedent-setting victory in a long-running lawsuit against well-connected slumlords and developers who conspired to displace long-time African American tenants from homes they lived in for…
Attorney General Karl A. Racine issues statement regarding the effort by OAG to appeal a D.C. Superior Court judge’s decision striking down the moratorium on eviction filings enacted by the Council during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
AG Racine Announces DCHA Must Upgrade Security at 10 Public Housing Properties, Fund Violence Interruption Services
Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) will be required to implement a comprehensive security plan at 10 public housing properties as part of a settlement with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).
AG Racine Sues Seven Real Estate Companies and Professionals to Protect District Tenants From Housing Discrimination
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced three new lawsuits in response to discriminatory actions against District residents taken by seven real estate companies and professionals operating in Wards 4 and 8.
AG Racine Announces Evolve LLC Must Pay $250k Penalty for Refusing to Rent to District Housing Voucher Recipients
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that local real estate company Evolve, LLC will be required to pay a penalty of up to $250,000 to resolve a 2018 housing discrimination lawsuit.