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BNI sues Landlord for Discrimination Against Families with Children

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Incorporated
2217 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
410-243-4400
Fax: 410-889-8653 410-243-4400
tgill@bni-maryland.org

April 4, 2001

A Baltimore City mother of a 5-year-old child and a local fair housing organization filed suit in Federal District Court of Maryland against Park Raven Apartments Limited Partnership for violations of the Fair Housing Act. Walida Howard of Baltimore City and Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc.

U.S. District Court Again Rules Condo Inaccessibility Violates Rights of the Disabled

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Incorporated
2217 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
410-243-4400
Fax: 410-889-8653 March 31, 1999

In a second landmark decision in as many weeks, Senior U.S. District Court Judge Walter E. black, Jr. has ruled that the inaccessibility of a condominium development in Baltimore county is a clear violation of the requirement of the federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 (FHAA) that new condominiums and apartments be designed and constructed so as to be accessible to people with disabilities.

Bridgeport Fair Housing Press Release

In response to a State Supreme Court decision handed down earlier this week on the side of Section 8 recipients reaffirming their protection under the state's housing discrimination statutes, Bridgeport's Fair Housing Director indicated it was not only a solid victory for Connecticut's lower-income families but also a solid victory for the state as well.   Joe Wincze, who besides being the city's Fair Housing Officer is also President of the Fair Housing Association of Connecticut, stated, "This most alive and well in Connecticut!"

The State Supreme Co

Race and disability suite filed in St. Louis

Council
200 South Hanley Road, Suite 613, St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Phone (314) 725-5900 or (800) 555-3951 FAX (314) 725-4224 TDD (314) 725-4014
EMAIL: EHOCBZ@AOL.COM

CONTACT:
Ms. Bronwen Zwirner, Executive Director, phone (314) 725-5900 1/31/97 - PRESS RELEASE

A housing discrimination suit was filed in federal district court in East St. Louis on Monday morning, February 3, 1997, by the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC) and two Caseyville, Illinois families.

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