D.C. Attorney General Settles With Company That Wouldn’t Install Windows East Of The River | DCist

August 21, 2019
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On August 21, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Discriminatory housing practices in the District: A brief history, was cited by DCist:

She asked a friend to call the company back with a Capitol Hill zip code instead. When the customer service representative approved the request for service, Morgan decided to alert the attorney general’s office. “That didn’t sit well with me,” Morgan says. “This is what was happening in this city years ago. The thing that gets me is that this is a business, and perhaps there are other businesses out here that are doing the same thing.”

Morgan said that the incident reminded her of racist housing policies like redlining, a common practice in D.C. throughout the 20th century to keep neighborhoods segregated.

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Related: Discriminatory housing practices in the District: A brief history | D.C. Policy Center

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