The Court Entered a Consent Order in United States v. Price (W.D. Va.).

The complaint, which was filed on September 29, alleges that Gary Price, the manager of residential rental properties in the Harrisonburg area of Virginia, sexually harassed female tenants and discriminated against tenants on the basis of race by, among other things, using racial slurs and excluding or attempting to exclude tenants’ guests on the basis of the guests’ race, in violation of the Fair Housing Act.  The consent decree includes provisions for compensatory damages in the amount of $330,000 for aggrieved persons and a $5,000 civil penalty.  It also includes injunctive provisions that prohibit Gary Price from being directly involved in the management of residential rental properties or  contacting former, current, or prospective tenants, and require that Defendants refrain from future discrimination on the basis of sex and race, seek dismissal or vacatur of unlawful detainer and related actions they filed against aggrieved persons and expungement of related credit reports, retain an independent manager, obtain fair housing training, maintain records, and submit reports to the United States.