The Lawyers' Committee and other groups represented plaintiffs in the case to combat racial discrimination and residential segregation. Read More »
- September 17, 2013 Lawyers’ Committee and Affiliates Comment in Support of Proposed HUD Rule on the Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing Today the Lawyers' Committee's and affiliates submitted comments in support of proposed HUD regulation. Read More »
- Mar 10 Bill seeks to change Louisiana's landlord-tenant laws Louisiana laws governing how and when landlords can evict their tenants or withhold security deposits and the process by which tenants can force landlords to make repairs on rental properties will be debated when the Legislature convenes for a spring session that begins Monday, March 10th, 2014.
- Mar 06 Hope LoanPort® Collaborates with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Joins Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network to Improve Consumer Information on Avoiding Modification Scams
- Mar 06 Lawyers’ Committee Recommendations Included in Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb’s Bill to Revise Louisiana Landlord-Tenant Law On February 27, 2014 Louisiana State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb submitted Senate Bill No. 298. The bill would significantly revise current landlord-tenant laws, bringing Louisiana closer in line with best practices for protecting tenants’ rights.