News & Updates

Press Release

AG Racine Announces Real Estate Company to Pay $900K for Discriminating Against Low-Income District Renters

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that Curtis Investment Group, Inc., a large local real estate company, will be required to pay $900,000 to the District to resolve a 2019 housing discrimination lawsuit.

Topics: Housing
Press Release

AG Racine Sues Major District Landlord Responsible For Nearly 1,000 Apartments Over Source of Income Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against three real estate companies—DARO Management Services, DARO Realty, and Infinity Real Estate—and company executive Carissa Barry, for illegally discriminating against low-income District residents who receive housing assistance.

Topics: Housing
Testimony

Testimony on Abatement and Condemnation of Nuisance Properties Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Jimmy Rock, Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Public Advocacy Division

Topics: Housing

Tenants’ Rights: Tips for Reporting Problems with A Landlord or Housing Conditions

District residents deserve safe, habitable housing and to be treated fairly by their landlords.

Topics: Housing

Seeking job opportunities? Career Fair for Parents with Active Child Support Cases

August is Child Support Awareness Month and while OAG’s Child Support Services focuses on helping District families all year long, this month they roll out special efforts to help parents support their children.

Topics: Child Support

HEADS UP: Child Support Services Office Opens at 1:00pm on Dec. 6

OAG’s Child Support Services Division (CSSD) will be closed on Thursday morning, December 6 and will resume normal operations at 1:00pm.

Topics: Child Support

Child Support Amnesty: Helping Parents Get Back on Track to Support Their Kids

OAG is rolling out a few special initiatives designed to give parents the tools they need to support their children.

Topics: Child Support