Justice Department Reports Major Increases in Victim Reporting and Number of Lawsuits Filed in One Year Since Launch of Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing


"The Justice Department today announced the one-year anniversary of its initiative to combat sexual harassment in housing. Since its launch in October 2017 and nationwide expansion in April 2018, the Department has seen a major upswing in both reporting and enforcement. Over the past year, the Department has:

  • Opened 34 new sexual harassment matters. This is more than any previous year and nearly five times the number of matters opened in the prior year."

Click here to read the DOJ press release on sex discrimination cases