Landlords can’t have blanket policy of refusing to rent to people with a criminal history, Washington attorney general says
Spokesman-Review, 1/23/17 - The Washington State Attorney General’s office has sanctioned five property companies for refusing to rent to anyone with a criminal history, saying those policies are a form of de facto racial discrimination.
Justice Department Files Suit Alleging Disability-Based Discrimination at Housing Complex in Ellensburg, Washington
The Justice Department announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against the owners, builder and designer of the Ashlynn Estates in Ellensburg, Washington, alleging that the property was designed and constructed without complying with the Fair Housing Act’s (FHA) accessibility requirements. Situated near Central Washington University, each of the three buildings on the property have nine individually keyed units with their own bathroom and desk as well as a shared living space, a communal kitchen and two communal laundry rooms.