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Federal – HUD Issues Guidance on Use of Criminal Records by Housing Providers

Application of Fair Housing Act Standards to the Use of Criminal Records by Providers of Housing and Real Estate-Related Transactions

Last week (April 4, 2016), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued official guidance about how the discriminatory effects and disparate treatment methods of proof apply in Fair Housing Act cases in which a housing provider justifies an adverse housing action – such as a refusal to rent or renew a lease – based on an individual’s criminal history.

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Massachusetts – Condo trustee charged with embezzling nearly $15K from Mill Hill Condo Association in Worcester

Condo trustee charged with embezzling nearly $15K from Mill Hill Condo Association in WorcesterWORCESTER – Condo trustee Aaron Church has been charged with embezzling nearly $15,000 from the Mill Hill Condominium Association. Church, 33, of 215 Mill St. Unit 113, was arrested Monday and charged with embezzling $14,784.64 from the Mill Hill Condominium Association’s bank accounts with People’s United Bank, according to court records.

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Nevada – 30th defendant pleads guilty in Las Vegas Valley homeowners association probe

30th defendant pleads guilty in Las Vegas Valley homeowners association probeComments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.

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Florida – Highland City Homeowners Association Treasurer Gets Probation

Highland City Homeowners Association Treasurer Gets ProbationBARTOW | A homeowners association official was sentenced Friday to five years of probation for stealing more than $14,000 from the association. John Joseph Lanza Jr. served as treasurer for Sunset Vista in Highland City. He was arrested in May 2012 after an investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Illinois – Niles man allegedly planned extensive damage to condo property

Niles man allegedly planned extensive damage to condo propertyFour victims alerted Niles police to video from a surveillance camera that reportedly showed Kazmierski damaging a 2006 Honda, a 2004 Buick, a 2007 Honda and a 2004 Cadillac on Jan. 6. Kazmierski later turned himself into Niles police Jan. 29 and at that time was charged with four counts of Criminal Damage to Property.

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Tennessee – Lawsuit alleges fraud by officers of Brentwood homeowners association

Lawsuit alleges fraud by officers of Brentwood homeowners associationBeneath the facade of one of Brentwood’s most affluent communities, neighbors have come toe-to-toe in federal court over allegations of wiretapping, fraud and public, vulgar name-calling. A homeowner in the gated Hampton Reserve subdivision has filed a lawsuit in U.S.

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