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Garden Grove landlords charged by HUD with housing discrimination

 (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.

Garden Grove landlords charged by HUD with housing discrimination

 (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.

Garden Grove landlords charged by HUD with housing discrimination

 (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.

Connecticut Race Complaint Settles For $27,500

(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.

Octogenarian Fights to Stay in Her Own Apartment

Embargoed until:
Tuesday, October 10
at 12 noon PDT

Contact:   Michael Allen
Relman & Associates, PLLC
202/728-1888 (office)
202/277-5551 (cell)

Susan Ann Silverstein
AARP Foundation Litigation
202/434-2159 (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

Apartment Complexes in Chester, Lancaster and Montgomery Counties Pay $34,224 To Settle Federal Housing Discrimination Lawsuit

For Immediate Release
August 30, 2006

Contact: James Berry, Executive Director
Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia
610-604-4411   

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

National Fair Housing Alliance releases housing discrimination data and denounces crisis of segregation

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.

NFHA’s 2006 Fair Housing Trends Report describes its multi-year real estate sales testing program in twelve metropolitan areas, which revealed striking pat

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