DC KinCare Alliance and the DC Housing Authority are pleased to jointly announce that they have resolved their differences and reached a settlement in regard to the litigation pending between the parties in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.
DC argues that “so-called ‘kinship diversion’ is not prohibited by any federal or local law.”
DC KinCare and Ropes & Gray File Plaintiffs’ Opposition to DC’s Motion to Dismiss K.H. and S.K. Cases
Plaintiffs C.G.1, C.G.2, C.G.3, N.G. S.K, K.H., K.J., M.M., L.E., L.C., and T.C.1 respectfully submit this memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) and the DC Child and Family Services Agency’s (“CFSA”) (collectively, the “Defendants”) Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs’ Complaint (the “Motion to Dismiss” or “Motion”). For the reasons […]
Defendants the District of Columbia and Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) (collectively, the District) move to dismiss plaintiffs’ Amended Complaint with prejudice under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6).
DC KinCare Alliance Additional Written Testimony On Educator Background Check Streamlining Amendment Act of 2022
In her testimony, Ms. Spindel raises concerns about DC’s failure to implement the safeguards of the School Safety Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018 to ensure sexual predators are not hired by DC public schools.
Staff Attorney Caylyn Keller addresses concerns regarding proposal to provide for expungements of substantiated allegations of child abuse in as few as three years.
DC KinCare Alliance, represented by Wiley Rein LLP, filed a federal lawsuit this week in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the DC Housing Authority for discriminating against kinship caregivers by violating the federal Fair Housing Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, and the U.S. Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause.
Ms. Spindel testified regarding recommended improvements to the subsidy programs, including a timeframe for processing applications, advance notice of program termination, increasing the subsidy amounts, increasing the income limits for eligibility, as well as payment of the subsidy retroactive to the date of application.