1996 issues of The Advocate
A federal judge in California's Northern District approved the settlement. The settlement is said to be the second-largest in the country for alleged discrimination against a handicapped person in housing.
An out of court settlement of $60,000 for a woman in a wheelchair was reached after she filed a private lawsuit against the Homeowners Association of the Larkspur Isle Condominiums in Larkspur, California. The plaintiff decided to sue the Homeowners Association after they denied her the right to make reasonable modifications to her rental unit to accommodate her physical disability.
The woman had rented the apartment from the owner, Ecumenical Association for Housing.