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Veterans suffer bias in housing, AG's office discovers

Mar 01, 2018 - The Seattle Times

Posing as veterans, they sent emails to landlords. They said they were interested in renting, and they had federal housing vouchers for veterans with disabilities.

But they weren't veterans - they were investigators from the Washington state attorney general's civil-rights unit.

Responses from landlords varied, but 10 companies said they could not accept Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers, or that they don't take vouchers of that kind. Attorney General Bob Ferguson c...