Housing bias up, study indicates: Disabled cases lead filings in NE Ohio

April 17, 2007
Housing discrimination complaints hit a 17-year high last year in Northeast Ohio, led by people with disabilities as well as blacks and other minorities, a new fair-housing study shows.
     Complaints filed with state and federal agencies jumped nearly 70 percent from 1990 to 2006, when they peaked at 214, the Housing Research & Advocacy Center in Cleveland reported Monday.