Division on Civil Rights Takes Enforcement Action Against Property Management Company for Failing to Comply with the Fair Chance in Housing Act

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued 19 Notices of Violation to a Millstone, NJ-based property management company, for allegedly violating New Jersey’s Fair Chance in Housing Act (FCHA).

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Issue Guidance on Protections for Remote Workers

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued guidance explaining protections afforded by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to individuals who work remotely for New Jersey-based employers.

AG Platkin Announces New Public Education Resources as Part of Home Appraisal Discrimination Initiative

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) and Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) have launched several new public education resources as part of Attorney General Platkin’s Home Appraisal Discrimination Initiative.

Somerset County Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Breaking into Center for Islamic Life at Rutgers University and Destroying Property

A Somerset County, New Jersey, man has been charged with a federal hate crime for breaking into the Center for Islamic Life at Rutgers University (CILRU) in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and destroying property, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger for the District of New Jersey, Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and New Jersey State Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced.

AG Platkin, Division on Civil Rights Announce Enforcement Actions in Ten Cases Involving Alleged Housing Discrimination

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued Findings of Probable Cause in 10 cases alleging that landlords and real estate agents violated the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) by denying housing to individuals who stated that they wished to pay their rent using Section 8 vouchers, a form of government rental assistance.

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Announce Enforcement Actions Against Crowne Plaza Edison Hotel for Alleged Disability Discrimination

Hotel Allegedly Failed to Provide Accessible Restrooms for Spina Bifida Conference Attendees For Immediate Release: April 3, 2024 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Sundeep Iyer, Director For Further...