Contact: Joe Wincze, Fair Housing Association of Connecticut203-576-8323
(Bridgeport, CT, Dec. 07, 2004) "Ignorance is no excuse for violating the law" is a common expression which certainly rings true for a New York firm when they denied a Bridgeport, CT woman an opportunity to rent an apartment this past February. The woman was denied because she did not have cash upfront for security deposit.
Miller-O'Brien, P.L.L.P. (Counsel for the SternJohn Family)
Larson King, L.L.P.
FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF ORANGE COUNTYFostering Diversity in Housing201 S.
September 30, 2004Contact: Will Jordan
(314) 534-5800(800) 555-3951
For Immediate Release
Alton, Illinois - Executive Director Will Jordan of the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC) and Executive Director Cathy Contarino of IMPACT Inc. Center for Independent Living announced today that they have filed a suit in United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois against the Granite City Housing Authority and Environs Architects for violations of the Fair Housing Act. Attorney Thomas E.
(Bridgeport, CT, Sep. 21, 2004) Lawana Ettison of Bridgeport,CT desired to rent a 3-bedroom apartment which had been advertised in the local newspaper in the spring of 2003. At the time, however, she claims the real estate agent would not allow her to use her Security Deposit Guarantee provided by the Connecticut Department of Social Services in the rental of this unit. Specifically, Ms.
DATE: September 12, 1996CONTACT: Mark Lattanzi, 413-539-9796TENANT SETTLES HOUSING DISCRIMINATION SUITFOR $7,500; MOVES INTO APARTMENT
Deborah Whitten settled her federal housing discrimination lawsuit against the Country Garden Apartments in Southampton this week for $7,500. The suit alleged discrimination based on familial status -- having children -- and receipt of a Section 8 housing subsidy. As part of the overall settlement of the lawsuit, Ms.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jim Berry, Executive DirectorAugust 6, 2004 Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia610-604-4411 Berry@FHCSP.com
The Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia (FHCSP) and Frank and Laura Mercon settled an administrative complaint with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Developments Office of Housing and Equal Opportunity naming Rennels Property Management in violation of the Fair Housing Act.
Marlin Court, a mobile home
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESCOMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICESRep. Barney Frank (D-MA)Ranking Democratic Member
For Immediate ReleaseMay 21, 2004
Contact: Jennifer Porter Gore, 202-225-7141Kay Gibbs, 202-225-7054Stuart Chapman/Rep. Barbara Lee. 202-225-2398Alison Mills/ Rep.