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Question: So who exactly does the Legal Clinic help?

Answer: Anyone in DC who is either homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, who needs legal assistance.

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Discriminatory Development Practices And the Affordable Housing Crisis in DC

Yesterday, Covington & Burling LLP, along with the Washington Lawyers Committee, filed a lawsuit challenging Mid-City Financial’s plans to demolish the 535 units of affordable housing that sit on over 20 acres of land and currently make up the community known as Brookland Manor. This represents a significant step forward in the longstanding battle to preserve affordable housing at...

A Step Toward Ending Discrimination Against Housing Applicants with Criminal Records

On July 11th, the DC Council’s Committee on the Judiciary held a public hearing on Bill 21-0706, the “Fair Criminal Record Screening for Housing Act of 2016 (the “Bill”).” Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie and Bonds in April of this year and cosponsored by 10 members, the Bill aims to fight discrimination against housing applicants with criminal records. In particular, it...

Position Announcement

The Legal Clinic seeks to hire an attorney to join our efforts to bring justice to DC residents who are homeless or at risk or becoming so. Please see the announcement here and circulate to excellent candidates. Many thanks!

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