The Fair Housing Council of Central New York Inc. has filed a complaint against Johnsons Mobile Home Park in the Cayuga County Town of Aurelius, alleging that the park illegally restricts children from residing there. In a complaint filed last week with the U.S.
"This is a blatant case of familial status discrimination," said
Merrilee Witherell, executive director for the Council. "They have segregated
Contact: Joe Wincze (203) 576-8323
FAIR HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT
45 LYON TERRACE
BRIDGEPORT, CT. 06604
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: July 31, 2002
FAIR HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT45 LYON TERRACEBRIDGEPORT, CT. 06604
APRIL 17, 2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
When Judy Williams asked the Carriage Crossing Condominium Association in Middletown, CT to provide her with a reasonable accommodation due to her disability in the fall of 1999 to enable her to participate along with other unit owners at the associations Annual Meeting, her request for a sign interpreter was denied.
Contact: Joe Wincze - Chairperson (203) 576-8323
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 17, 2003
(Shelton, Conn., April 17, 2003) -- Gafur Imetovski, owner of a 3-family house in
Shelton,Ct, has learned a costly lesson, and the cost to him is exactly $9,000 which he had to pay to settle a housing discrimination complaint filed by a Section 8 tenant.
Contact: Joe Wincze, President, Fair Housing Association of Connecticut, 45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604 (203) 576-8323
When Mary Ann West responded in the Spring of 1999 to an ad in the Westport News regarding a one-bedroom apartment for rent, she was hurt and upset to learn the landlord would not accept her as a tenant because she had a 12-year-old daughter.
(May 14, 2002) -- On April 11, 2002, a Court of Common Pleas jury found landlords, Tom and Jeannie Cennamo of Mount Vernon, Ohio guilty of sexual harassment and retaliation based on a fair housing counterclaim lawsuit filed in Knox County Court of Common Pleas by civil rights attorney, Andrew L. Margolius, on behalf of Jennifer Deem, a single parent female.
After reading an advertisement for a one bedroom apartment in the local newspaper, the complainant called Kennedy to inquire about the unit.