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The Court Entered a Consent Decree in United States v. Klosterman (S.D. Ohio), containing $175,000 in monetary damages for 20 aggrieved women, a $2,500 civil penalty and comprehensive injunctive relief.

The complaint, which was filed on March 21, 2018, alleges that the defendants, who own and manage rental properties in Cincinnati, Ohio, violated the Fair Housing Act by engaging in a pattern or practice of sexual harassment against female tenants and coercing, intimidating, threatening, or interfering with tenants in the exercise of their fair housing rights.

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CDC Issues Temporary Halt on Evictions

CDC Issues Temporary Halt on Evictions

To apply for the new moratorium, tenants will have to attest to a substantial loss of household income, the inability to pay full rent and best efforts to pay partial rent. Tenants must also stipulate that eviction would be likely to leave them homeless or force them to live with others at close quarters. The(…)

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Court Enters Consent Order Resolving Allegations that Defendants Discriminated on the Basis of Disability by Refusing to Grant Reasonable Accommodation

The court entered a consent order in United States v. Dunnwood Acres Apts., LLC, et al., (E.D. Mo.).  The Fair Housing Act election complaint, which was filed on June 17, 2020, alleged that the defendants discriminated on the basis of disability by refusing to grant a reasonable accommodation for a transfer to a unit with fewer stairs based on the(…)

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Defendants Will Pay $250,000-$325,000 into Settlement Fund to Compensate People with Disabilities Harmed by its Policies

The court entered a consent decree in United States v. Heritage Senior Living, LLC (E. D. Pa.).  The complaint which was filed on May 13, 2020 alleged that the defendants engaged in unlawful discrimination by creating and implementing a series of discriminatory tenant occupancy and eligibility policies and practices that exclude persons with disabilities. The complaint alleged that the defendants,(…)

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Seven Days

[Credit to National Fair Housing Alliance] When a single gunshot rings out at a small motel in Memphis, the assassination of Dr. King triggers riots across the country. President Johnson, long frustrated by his inability to improve fair housing conditions for people of color, scrambles to use the crisis to his advantage. With few days(…)

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COVID-19

Out of concern for public health and safety, our offices remain closed to the public while maintaining business operations. Our staff is continuing to work diligently on fair housing matters, and are still available by phone and email during this time. If you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us(…)

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