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APPENDIX D

NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT AND CONSENT DECREE REGARDING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

On April 16, 2012, the US District Court in the Southern District of New York entered an order with consent of the parties resolving a discrimination lawsuit brought by the United States. The lawsuit alleged that Burgundy Gardens, LLC discriminated against African Americans who were seeking rental housing.

All parties have agreed to resolve the lawsuit under the terms of the Consent Decree.

The United States is now seeking information from all persons who claim to have suffered unlawful housing discrimination by this Defendant at rental location 796-800 Brookridge Drive or 47 Brookside Avenue in Valley Cottage, New York.

Persons who believe that they may have a valid claim of racial discrimination by this defendant or at this location are invited to contact the United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, before September 16, 2012 (five months from the date of the Decree) at 212-637-2672.

You may also write to:

United States Attorney's Office, S.D.N.Y.
Civil Rights Unit
86 Chambers Street
New York, New York 10007

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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