Fair Housing & Accommodations

  • Rental & Sales Housing Discrimination because of race, national origin, color, ethnicity, age, sex, family status (families with children), military status, having a disability or requiring the use of a service or emotional support animal, source of income or use of a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), such as:
    • Failure or refusal to rent or sell housing 
    • Requiring different terms and conditions of housing,
    • Steering families with children to certain units/floors or buildings within a complex
    • Refusal to make reasonable accommodations or modifications, including refusal to allow service or support animals under a "no-pets" policy
  • Retaliation for Asserting Housing Rights, including:
    • Requesting a reasonable accommodation or modification
    • Associating with people in the above-mentioned protected classes, including guest use of service or support animals
    • Retaliatory eviction notices/threats or raise of rent
  • Lending discrimination, Red-Lining, and Reverse Red-Lining
  • Accessibility for people with disabilities in housing or public accommodations

Civil Rights & Police Misconduct

  • Police brutality
  • Unreasonable or Excessive Use of Force
  • Wrongful or False Arrest
  • Section 1983 Violations
  • Harassment and Malicious Prosecution
  • Unlawful Denial of Medical Care
  • Civil Rights Violations by the Department of Corrections or a Correctional Institution
  • First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Free Exercise of Religion
  • Due Process & Equal Protection