City of Austin sues landlord, claims he asked tenant for sexual favor

August 03, 2015
The city of Austin is suing a man, they say, refused service to one of his tenants unless a sexual favor was performed.
     According to the lawsuit, the defendant Laymond Thompson Jr. agreed to rent his property to a female tenant in 2013 but refused to give her a key to the unit and later requested a sexual favor from her when she was late on her rent. When the female tenant refused the sexual favor, Thompson allegedly changed the terms of her late payment, entered her unit without permission and removed her belongings.
     The rental units Thompson oversaw are located at a home in the 10600 block of Brownie Drive.