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Florida – DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Florida Homeowners Association for Discriminating Against Families with Children

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Florida Homeowners Association for Discriminating Against Families with Children | LoanSafe(Source: Dept. of Justice) – The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against the homeowners association and former manager of a 249-townhome community in Gibsonton, Fla., for violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against families with children. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S.

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California – Santa Rosa, condo board settle federal lawsuit

Santa Rosa, condo board settle federal lawsuitSanta Rosa and the board of a local condominium complex have reached a settlement with the federal government over allegations they violated laws designed to prevent age discrimination in housing. The deal, if approved by a federal judge, resolves a lawsuit filed in November by the U.S.

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California – Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Related to Senior Housing in California

Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Related to Senior Housing in Santa Rosa, California | California RealEstateRamaWASHINGTON, D.C. – July 30, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) – The Justice Department today announced an agreement with a California municipality and a homeowners’ association to resolve allegations of discrimination on the basis of familial status in violation of the Fair Housing Act. The settlement, in the form of a consent order, must be approved by the U.S.

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New York – Court ruling could increase liability of individual condo, co-op board members

Co Op Board Discrimination | Dakota | Alphonse Fletcher JrNew Yorkers may become even more reluctant to sit on the board of their condominium or co-op building. A decision handed down by the state appellate court this month could increase the likelihood that individual board members will be held liable for their building’s decisions, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Puerto Rico – HUD, PUERTO RICO CONDO ASSOCIATION REACH $1 MILLION DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT CALLING FOR EXTENSIVE REPAIRS

HUDNo.12-089HUD No. 12-089 Shantae Goodloe (202) 708-0685 FOR RELEASE Tuesday May 29, 2012 HUD, PUERTO RICO CONDO ASSOCIATION REACH $1 MILLION DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT CALLING FOR EXTENSIVE REPAIRS Inoperative elevators in high-rise towers harmed disabled resident WASHINGTON – The U.S.

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New Jersey – With 55-and-older housing hard to fill, developers push to open them to all ages

With 55-and-older housing hard to fill, developers push to open them to all agesABSECON – Absecon Gardens is expected to be a key component of the city's efforts to revitalize its downtown. But before the large condominium complex could open, it was stuck in a controversial statewide issue that involves allowing developers to let anyone live in homes previously zoned only for people age 55 and older.

Connecticut – Condo Spat Spurs a New Rights Law

Condo Spat Spurs a New Rights LawConnecticut lawmakers are taking up a fight between a Stratford, Conn., condo association and a tenant over a $50 daily fine it said it would impose if the woman didn’t remove a mezuza on her doorpost. Democratic Senate Majority leader Martin Looney announced legislation Tuesday that would protect residents’ rights to display religious symbols outside apartment doors.

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Connecticut – Condo association reverses course on mezuzah ban

Condo association reverses course on mezuzah ban | JTA – Jewish & Israel NewsCondo association reverses course on mezuzah ban (JTA) — A Connecticut condominium association has reversed its decision to prohibit mezuzahs on the doorposts of residents’ apartments. The Stanford, Conn.-based California Condominium Association’s agreement with residents previously allowed the display of items on doors but not doorposts.

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