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APPENDIX P

NOTICE TO POTENTIAL VICTIMS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

On November 30, 2009, the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee entered a consent decree resolving litigation brought by the United States Department of Justice involving:

South Bluffs Apartments (&South Bluffs"), Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Island Park Apartments ("Island Park"), Memphis, Tennessee
The Apartments on Harbor Town Square ("Harbor Town Square"), Memphis, Tennessee
Grand Pointe Apartments ("Grand Pointe"), Lafayette, LA
Highlands of Grand Pointe, Lafayette, LA
Ashford Place Apartments ("Ashford Place"), West Monroe, LA
Island Park Apartments ("Island Park-LA"), Shreveport, LA
Reflections of Island Park, Shreveport, LA
The Horizon, Memphis, Tennessee
Sunset Bay at Bon Secour, Condominiums, Gulf Shores, AL
Cumberland Place, Tyler, TX

The litigation alleged that the above complexes, as designed and constructed, failed to include certain features of accessible design required by the Fair Housing Act in exterior and interior public and common use areas, ground floor apartments, certain condominiums, and other units.

Under this consent decree, you may be entitled to receive monetary relief if you:

  • WERE DISCOURAGED FROM LIVING AT ANY OF THE COMPLEXES LISTED ABOVE BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES;
  • HAVE BEEN INJURED OR DAMAGED IN ANY WAY BY THE LACK OF ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES AT THE COMPLEXES; OR
  • PAID TO HAVE YOUR APARTMENT OR CONDOMINIUM AT ANY OF THESE COMPLEXES MADE MORE ACCESSIBLE.
  • If you wish to make a claim for discrimination on the basis of disability, or if you have any information about persons who may have such a claim, please contact the United States Department of Justice at 1-800-896-7743 and select menu option 996. You may also email us at fairhousing@usdoj.gov or write to:

    United States Department of Justice
    Civil Rights Division
    Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
    950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. - G Street
    Washington, D.C. 20530
    Attn: U.S. v. Bryan Constr. Co., No. 05-cv-2188, DJ 175-72-125.

    NOTE: In order to be considered, please call, write, or email us no later than twelve (12) months from the date of the entry of this Order to contact the United States.

    General Information Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
     
    Leadership
    Steven H. Rosenbaum
    Chief
    Contact
    Housing & Civil
    Enforcement Section
    (202) 514-4713
    TTY - 202-305-1882
    FAX - (202) 514-1116
    To Report an Incident of Housing Discrimination:
    1-800-896-7743
    Mailing Contact
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Civil Rights Division
    950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Housing and Civil Enforcement Section, NWB
    Washington, D.C. 20530

    Email: fairhousing@usdoj.gov

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