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Judge: Housing groups must show more to back home repair discrimination claims vs Deutsche Bank, others
A federal judge has halted, for now, a lawsuit in which fair housing advocates accused Deutsche Bank of trying to lower property values in minority neighborhoods.
Lawsuit: Deutsche Bank lets foreclosures in minority areas fall to disrepair, suppressing home values
Nearly 20 fair housing activist organizations are suing Deutsche Bank, alleging it worked to suppress property values in minority neighborhoods across the country by allowing foreclosed homes to fall into disrepair, while maintaining its holdings much better in predominantely white neighborhoods.
Judge refuses to let state sidestep lawsuit by fair housing group over discrimination vs mentally ill
A Chicago federal judge has refused to dismiss suits by a fair housing group, alleging state officials discriminate against the mentally ill by barring them from a Medicaid-backed housing program.
A nonprofit group is suing Gallagher and Henry Inc. and other businesses, alleging the company's housing projects discriminate against the disabled.
A collection of organizations advocating for housing for those with disabilities has announced a settlement of their lawsuit against development group, the Ryan Companies, over claims the national developer of commercial and multi-family residential properties and its associated businesses failed to comply with the federal Fair Housing Act.
IL state officials tossed from discrimination lawsuit vs Eden Supportive Living over mental health policies
A Chicago federal judge has tossed several state officials, including former Gov. Patrick Quinn, from a suit brought by two women and a fair housing group, which alleged officials wrongly barred the mentally ill from a Medicaid-supported housing program.