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National Fair Housing Alliance uncovers high rate of housing discrimination against African-American hurricane evacuees

For Immediate Release   Contact: Shanna Smith
        President & CEO
        Shanna1016@aol.com
(202) 898-1661
(202) 543-0189

Kathy Fletcher
Director of Communications
kfletcher@nationalfairhousing.org
(240) 893-0203

WASHINGTON, DC, December 20, 2005 – The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) released today a report documenting a significant incidence of ho

Florida group's advocacy frees woman from her home

Lake Park, Fla., November 22, 2005--Swift advocacy by the Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches (FHC) has resulted in the Harborview Condominium Association agreeing to allow Lynda Steltz, a mother of two with multiple sclerosis, who uses a wheelchair, to install a lift so that she can access her home. Ms. Steltz lives on the second floor of the Harborview Condominium in Lake Park FL, a two-story, 10 unit condominium built in 1986, which does not have an elevator.

For years Lynda Steltz struggled to go up the stairs with the assistance of her companion.

Couple settle religion discrimination case for $27,500

(New Haven, CT, Nov. 08, 2005) When Susha and Sholom Alperowitz of New Haven, CT filed a complaint with the Connecticut Commission On Human Rights & Opportunities in June/2003 against the Fountainwood Condominium Association and its property manager- Jeremy Almarode of Imagineers, LLC- they were just hoping to be left alone to be allowed to follow their religion as Orthodox Jews.

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