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New Fair Housing Organization in Los Angeles Obtains First Consent Decree

Center
1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
Pasadena CA 91103

Contact:  Gary Rhoades, Director of Litigation
626-791-0211

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 11, 2002

The owners and the management company of an El Monte, California apartment complex have paid $65,000 under a Consent Decree and Court Order and will participate in a comprehensive fair housing training and advertising program to settle claims of familial status discrimination.

California Landlord to Pay $88,000 Settlement in Seeing-Eye Dog Suit

Project Sentinel 
430 Sherman Ave., Suite 308
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Stacie Speedling (800)339-6043, ext.104
email: dntdiscrimin8@aol.com

For immediate release 

(PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2003) -- On December 11, 2002, a settlement was reached in which the owner of an eight-unit apartment building at 168 Santa Clara Avenue in San Bruno, CA has agreed to pay $88,000 to resolve a fair housing lawsuit.

Federal Court: Philadelphia Housing Authority Must Make More Housing Accessible

Contact: Steven Gold, Esquire or
Marinda van Dalen, Esquire
(215) 627-7100
The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, April 17, 2000

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION

(PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) -- In a landmark decision that is likely to have a significant impact on public housing authorities across the country, the federal district court in Philadelphia has issued the first ruling in the country finding that federal law requires that 5 percent of a public housing agency's dwelling units must be made accessible to people with mobility impairments.

Judge rules against town in mental health rehabilitation case

Beth Pepper Esquire, lead counsel for plaintiffs, Pathways and Clarissa Edwards: 410-752-2744 ext. 203

Mr. Gerald McGloin, Executive Director of Pathways: 301-373-3065 ext. 203

For immediate release

Greenbelt, Md., December 20, 2001. Judge Deborah Chasanow of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland entered judgment today against the Town of Leonardtown and one of its Town Council members, Mr. Daniel Muchow. The judgment was based on a jury's findings that the Town of Leonardtown and Mr.

Settlement Agreement Reached in Federal Housing Discrimination Lawsuit in Palm Beach County

Greater Palm Beaches, Inc.
Contact:  Vince Larkins, President/CEO
1300 W. Lantana Rd. Ste. 100
Lantana, FL. 33462
Phone:(561) 533-8717
Facsimile:(561) 533-8163

March 19, 2001- Fair Housing Cooperating Attorneys for the Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches, Inc. (FHC), Michael Mahar and Antony Ryan, have reached a pre-trial settlement agreement with housing providers in Palm Beach County Florida. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Ms. Cheyenne Seymour and her minor child, after Ms.

Federal housing discrimination lawsuit filed in Palm Beach County, Fla.

Greater Palm Beaches, Inc.
Contact:  Vince Larkins, President/CEO
1300 W. Lantana Rd. Ste. 100
Lantana, FL. 33462
Phone:(561) 533-8717
Facsimile:(561) 533-8163

(Palm Beach County, FL, July 10, 2000) -- Fair Housing Cooperating Attorneys for the Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches, Inc.(FHC), have filed a Federal lawsuit against Sami J. Baghdady, Edgar White and the Cedar Crest Homeowners Association, Inc.

Settlement agreement reached in Palm Beach County federal housing discrimination lawsuit

Greater Palm Beaches, Inc.
Contact:  Vince Larkins, President/CEO
1300 W. Lantana Rd. Ste. 100
Lantana, FL. 33462
Phone:(561) 533-8717
Facsimile:(561) 533-8163

(Palm Beach County, FL, July 14, 2000) -- The Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches, Inc.(FHC), and it’s allies have won a crucial victory in the fight to end housing discrimination in Palm Beach County. A recent court settlement has awarded $22,500 to Luis and Deanna Arce, who filed a complaint against property owners Wilbur and Naomi Taylor.

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