Lawsuit names Garrard homeowners’ associationLANCASTER – A disabled couple from northern Garrard County, with help from the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, have filed a lawsuit against a subdivision homeowners’ group alleging discrimination. The KCHR filed the complaint in Garrard Circuit Court last week on behalf of Clay and Susan Horn against the Natures Trace Homeowners Association.
Cat in condo? OK. Companion dog? No wayThe age-old question of which is better, cats or dogs, has landed in federal court in Minneapolis. The unusual issue has provoked a big legal fight between a disabled Minneapolis woman and the board overseeing a condominium where she’s been a longtime resident.
84-year-old takes HOA to court over elevatorHomeowners associations are good at keeping planned communities tidy, but they can quickly turn into a homeowner's worst nightmare. Take the case of David and Sheryl Perrin. In 1998 they bought their waterfront condo in the upscale Mai Kai Community on Bayside Drive in Newport Beach.
Condos and HOAs can create rules for service petsFlorida and federal housing laws pretty much bend over backward to accommodate owners and renters who need pets to help deal with disabilities, physical and emotional. But what about protecting condominium and homeowners who purposely purchased into shared communities with no-pets rules?
High-Rise Tenant Denied Therapeutic Dog Sparks LawsuitState human rights officials filed a lawsuit against a Lake Shore Drive condo association Tuesday, claiming its refusal to allow a tenant to keep a service animal for therapeutic purposes violates anti-discrimination laws.