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Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches files federal 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. October 31, 2001- The Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches, Inc. (FHC) has filed a federal lawsuit against the owners and a rental agent of Springbrook Commons Apartments.

Public housing units open in Richmond, Calif., for persons with disabilities as result of settlement of lawsuit

Protection & Advocacy, Inc.
Oakland Legal Office
433 Hegenberger Rd., Suite 220
Oakland, Calif., 94621-1448

CONTACT: Scott Chang (650) 947-9906
Fred Nisen (510) 430-8033

August 31, 2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

United States District Judge William Alsup approved last week a $111,000 settlement of a housing discrimination case brought by persons with disabilities who alleged that they were discriminated against by the City of Richmond Housing Authority because of their

Fair housing council, N.D. couple charging Fargo landlord with discrimination

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For Further Information: Amy Schauer Nelson
701/221-2530

8/27/99

The North Dakota Fair Housing Council (NDFHC) and a Fargo couple filed a state lawsuit yesterday against David and Mary Peterson, Fargo property owners, charging discriminatory housing practices.

Since 1995, the NDFHC had received four complaints of discrimination against the Peterson’s. On the basis of the complaints, the NDFHC conducted an investigation of the Peterson’s business operations.

Suit filed against Minot landlord by Fair Housing Council and Minot family charging discrimination

For Further Information: Amy Schauer Nelson
701/221-2530

BISMARCK, ND, May 8, 2000 - The North Dakota Fair Housing Council (NDFHC) and a Minot family filed a federal lawsuit on April 26, 2000 against Sera Linke, a Minot mobile home park owner, charging discriminatory housing practices against families with children.

Amy Schauer Nelson, Executive Director of the NDFHC stated, "Ms.

Housing discrimination case to be heard by North Dakota Supreme Court

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For Further Information: Amy Schauer Nelson
701/221-2530

BISMARCK, ND, November 13, 2000 -- The North Dakota Fair Housing Council  (NDFHC) and a Fargo couple are appealing a state court ruling which decided that housing discrimination against unmarried couples was not illegal under the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

Bismarck landlord sued by Council, residents

NORTH DAKOTA FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL

For Further Information: Amy Schauer Nelson
701/221-2530

BISMARCK, ND, October 15, 1999 - The North Dakota Fair Housing Council (NDFHC) and two Bismarck residents filed a federal lawsuit today against Virgil manager, charging discriminatory housing practices.

Amy Schauer Nelson, Executive Director of the NDFHC stated, "It is shocking to hear how Mr. Woeste treated his tenants and the statements that he made to them."

Mr.

Record settlement in Bismarck housing discrimination case

NORTH DAKOTA FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL
PRESS RELEASE -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For Further Information: Amy Schauer Nelson
701/221-2530

Jan. 3, 2000 - The North Dakota Fair Housing Council (NDFHC) and six Bismarck residents have reached a $125,000 settlement in a housing discrimination suit filed in federal district court. The lawsuit was brought in 1998 against John and Tillie Haider, Bismarck property owners, charging discriminatory housing practices based upon familial status, national origin, age, marital status and receipt of public assistance.

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