DOJ asks for victims of sexual harassment by landlord, property manager to report it

first_img Pinterest (Photo supplied/U.S. Department of Justice) If you have witnessed or experienced sexual harassment by a landlord, property manager, maintenance worker or anyone in control over housing, you’re being asked to report that conduct to the Department of Justice (DOJ).The pandemic has affected many things, including the ability of many people to pay rent on time. In response, the DOJ has received reports of housing providers attempting to exploit the crisis by sexually harassing tenants.The DOJ, through the Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits sexual harassment, among many other things, in housing situations.The Department encourages anyone who has experienced sexual harassment in housing, or knows someone who has, to contact the Civil Rights Divison by calling (844) 380-6178 or by emailing [email protected] can also file a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development through their website, or by calling (800) 669-9777.Those who believe they may have been victims of discrimination should contact the U.S. Attorney General’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana by reaching out to Assistant United States Attorney Deborah Leonard at (260) 310-8987. WhatsApp TAGSCivil Rights Divisiondepartment of justiceDOJhousinglandlordmaintenance workerproperty managersexual harassmentU.S. Attorney’s Officevictim Twitter Facebook CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Google+ By Brooklyne Beatty – May 4, 2020 0 470 center_img Twitter Facebook WhatsApp DOJ asks for victims of sexual harassment by landlord, property manager to report it Google+ Pinterest Previous articleTeen injured Sunday while volunteering at West Noble food driveNext articleGov. Holcomb questioned after failing to social distance in public Brooklyne Beattylast_img

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