By J.P. McGuire Boyd, Jr. , Alan B. Clark & Camden R. Webb
The Supreme Court has held that disparate impact claims are valid under the federal Fair Housing Act (the “FHA”). In essence, this means that liability under the FHA can...
By Michael W. Skojec
A recent federal lawsuit brought by a Maryland equal housing advocacy group should serve as a warning to owners of apartment complexes in counties across the State of Maryland that they, too, may soon be secretly investigated...
The New York Attorney General filed a complaint earlier this month in a New York federal court against a national bank headquartered in the state and its holding company alleging that the defendants violated the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), [ enhanced...
Attorney General’s Office Accused of Smearing Local Landlords In Press
A Craigslist rental ad posted online for merely 8 days turned into a complete nightmare for a Melrose father and son who claim that Attorney General Martha Coakley’s...
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The United States has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in federal court alleging that Related Companies, Inc. (“Related”), a major real estate developer based in New York City, has engaged in a pattern and practice of developing rental...
Updates for the Week of March 5, 2014
A prison is not a residence for purposes of the Iowa Civil Rights Act’s prohibition of housing discrimination . Inmate Melissa Renda complained to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission that after she filed...