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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).

Topics: Housing
Testimony

OAG Testimony on COVID-19 Tenant Protection and Eviction Prevention

Statement of Jennifer L. Berger, Chief of Social Justice Section, Public Advocacy Division

Topics: Housing
Press Release

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.

Topics: Housing
Press Release

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.

Topics: Housing

Newsletter: Fighting Housing Discrimination

Our office is on the lookout for source-of-income discrimination, and it’s why, in late July, we filed lawsuits against 16 real estate companies and professionals.

Topics: Housing
Press Release

AG Racine Sues 16 Real Estate Companies and Professionals for Illegal Housing Discrimination Against District Voucher Holders

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) filed eight separate lawsuits against 16 real estate companies and professionals for illegal housing discrimination in the District.

Topics: Housing

Preguntas frecuentes de los inquilinos durante la pandemia por COVID-19

A continuación, se presentan algunas respuestas a preguntas comunes que los inquilinos han formulado durante esta pandemia.

Topics: Housing

Know Your Rights: Tenants and COVID-19

Check out our resource with answers to common questions tenants have asked during this pandemic.

Topics: Housing
Press Release

AG Racine Announces Castle Management to Pay $3.5 Million to Ward 8 Tenants and the District Over Deplorable Housing Conditions

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Castle Management and other defendants, which owned and managed the Forest Ridge and The Vista Apartment complexes (398 units) in Ward 8, will pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit over dangerous and deplorable conditions at its properties.

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