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Rent increase case ends with $40,000 settlement for family

For immediate release

Contact: Gary Rhoades, Litigation Director
213/387-8400

Southern California Housing Rights Center
520 S. Virgil St., St. 400
Los Angeles CA 90020

(Los Angeles, Nov. 1, 2002) -- The Southern California Housing Rights Center announced that the owner and the management company of a Redondo Beach, California apartment complex have paid $40,000 under a settlement agreement and will participate in a fair housing training program to settle claims of familial status discrimination.

Judge levies award against landlord who wouldn't allow kids to play outside

Contact: Gary Rhoades, Litigation Director
Southern California Housing Rights Center 
520 S. Virgil Ave., Suite 400
Los Angeles CA 90020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(GLENDALE, Cal., Oct. 4, 2002) -- In a case where a landlord prohibited children from playing in the courtyard of a Glendale, California apartment complex, a federal judge has granted two plaintiffs and the Housing Rights Center a permanent injunction and $40,012 in compensatory damages, sanctions and attorneys’ fees against the landlord.

Rental web site to pay $15,000 in settlement

Contact: Gary Rhoades, Litigation Director
Southern California Housing Rights Center
1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave 
Pasadena CA 91101

grhoades@fairhousingsource.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(LOS ANGELES, 5/15/2002) -- Southern California’s largest website service for rental opportunities will pay $15,000 and make sweeping changes to its website pursuant to a federal court Consent Decree obtained by the Southern California Housing Rights Center.

Publisher agrees to halt discriminatory ads, attend training

Contact: Gary Rhoades, Litigation Director
Southern California Housing Rights Center
1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave 
Pasadena CA 91101

grhoades@fairhousingsource.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(LOS ANGELES, 5/09/2002) - - A major Southern California publisher has settled potential fair housing claims against it by ending a policy of printing landlords' classified ads that indicate discrimination against participants in the federally subsidized rental assistance program formerly known as Section 8.

Web site and fair housing organizations launch awareness campaign

NEWS RELEASE
Housing Rights Center 
Contact: Gary Rhoades 
213-387-8400 x 32
For Immediate Release April 2, 2003

National Rental Website and Fair Housing Organizations Celebrate National Fair Housing Month With The Launch of Unique Internet Fair Housing Awareness Campaign

(LOS ANGELES, CHICAGO, NASHVILLE & CYBERSPACE, 4/2/03) -- The Housing Rights Center (HRC), The Tennessee Fair Housing Council and Apartments.com of Classified Ventures, LLC announced the launch of a joint fair housing education advertising campaign on the Internet.

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