(Garden Grove, California, Nov. 17, 2006)
U.S. Department of HUD Charges Garden Grove Landlords With Refusing to Rent to Hispanics
Hispanic Tenants Were Evicted and Replaced With Vietnamese Families
The Fair Housing Council of Orange County announced today that seven complaints it filed with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) have resulted in HUD issuing charges of housing discrimination.
FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF ORANGE COUNTY201 S.
(Bridgeport, CT, Oct. 23, 2006) -- In June of 2003, Carmen Vila was hoping her real estate agent would be able to find her and her family a suitable home closer to her place of employment; she was NOT expecting to hear the agent's views on race and color. So the fact that her agent-Nina Marcuccio of Ferraro & Ferraro Real Estate- did not consider African-Americans very clean people or couldn't tell one Black from another was not exactly the kind of assistance she was looking for. And now that the agent and her real estate firm have just paid $27,500.
Embargoed until:Tuesday, October 10 at 12 noon PDT
Contact: Michael AllenRelman & Associates, PLLC202/728-1888 (office)202/277-5551 (cell)
Susan Ann SilversteinAARP Foundation Litigation202/434-2159 (office)
Sally Herriot filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court in San Jose today, alleging that her retirement community discriminated against her by trying to force her to move from her comfortable, spacious one-bedroom apartment into a small double-occupancy hospital-like room in their assisted living unit, despite
For Immediate ReleaseAugust 30, 2006
Contact: James Berry, Executive DirectorFair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia610-604-4411
Swarthmore, PA-- The Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia (FHCSP) settled a federal lawsuit against PMMC Management Company, Audubon Manor Apartments in West Chester, Norris Hills Apartments in Norristown; Goshen Manor Apartments in West Goshen; Highland Manor Apartments in North Coventry; Royersford Gardens in Royersford; Goshen Terrace Apartments in West Goshen; Perkiomen Apartments in Pennsburg; and
Contact: Eve B.
WASHINGTON, DC Today the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) released its annual trends report, which paints a comprehensive and alarming picture of how illegal housing practices by real estate companies perpetuate residential segregation in America. The report details an egregiously high incidence of racial steering across the United States even now, almost forty years after the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act.
NFHAs 2006 Fair Housing Trends Report describes its multi-year real estate sales testing program in twelve metropolitan areas, which revealed striking pat