Housing discrimination lawsuit targets Indy builder

August 09, 2010
A lawsuit filed in federal court in Indianapolis accuses a Pike Township builder of designing apartment complexes across the U.S. that discriminate against people with disabilities.
     SC Bodner Co., affiliate MBA Construction, both in the 6000 block of W. 62nd St., and si apartment complex owners are accused of having inaccessible building entrances, environmental controls beyond the reach-range of wheelchair users and high thresholds that make it difficult to pass between rooms.
     The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by the National Fair Housing Alliance and two member organizations identifies 16 Bodner properties in eight states accused of being out of compliance with the Fair Housing Act, according to a news release.