Cases and Settlements

SF Real Estate Firms Settle Housing Discrimination Complaint

June 21, 2018    

HUD recently approved a settlement with two San-Francisco real estate companies accused of denying a family’s disability-related request to move to a non-smoking unit.

Federal fair housing law prohibits communities from denying or limiting housing to persons with disabilities, or...

Nevada Landlord Accused of Denying Applicant’s Request for Assistance Animal

June 21, 2018    

The owners and managers of a Nevada community recently settled allegations of disability discrimination for refusing an applicant’s reasonable accommodation request to keep an assistance animal.

Federal fair housing law requires housing providers to make reasonable accommodations in...

Owners and Manager of Kansas Rental Properties Sued for Sexual Harassment

February 21, 2018    

The Justice Department has sued the owners and manager of residential rental properties in Kansas for sexual harassment and retaliation against two female residents, according to a recent announcement by the Justice Department. The complaint alleges a pattern or practice of discrimination based...

California Housing Authorities Settle Disability Discrimination Claims

February 21, 2018    

HUD recently announced a settlement with two housing authorities in California to resolve allegations that they discriminated against a resident with disabilities by allegedly refusing to give her more time to find suitable housing that would accept her Section 8 housing voucher.

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