DRAC files accessibility suit against developer

July 27, 1998
Wheelchair-users Tony Bieszczat, Ronald Ray Smith and not-for-profit Disabled Rights Action Committee (DRAC), have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit under the Fair Housing Act against Wheeler Development L.L.C. for its condo project "Mar-A-Lago."
      The lawsuit was filed July 24 by Las Vegas attorney Richard F. Armknecht III.This lawsuit is part of a statewide campaign to bring Nevada's new multifamily housing (i.e.,apts. and condos) into compliance with the federal Fair Housing Act, as amended by the Congress in 1988.