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United States v. CVP I, et al. (S.D. N.Y.)

Appendix J

NOTICE TO POTENTIAL AGGRIEVED PERSONS

On October 15, 2010, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a consent order resolving litigation brought by the United States of America against certain builders and developers alleging that they failed to include certain accessible features for persons with disabilities required by the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. §3604(f)(3)(c), in the design and construction of Avalon Chrystie Place.

The consent order involves the following properties:

Avalon Chrystie Place, 229 Chrystie Street, New York, New York
Avalon Bowery Place, 11 East 1st Street, New York, New York
Avalon Bowery Place II, 11 East 1st Street, New York, New York
Avalon Riverview, 2-01 50th Avenue, Long Island City, New York
Avalon Riverview North, 4-75 48th Avenue, Long Island City, New York
Avalon Fort Greene, 343 Gold Street, Brooklyn, New York
Avalon Morningside Park, One Morningside Park, New York, New York

As part of this consent order, a person may be entitled to receive monetary relief if he or she:

  • WAS DISCOURAGED FROM LIVING AT ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF ACCESSIBLE FEATURES;

  • HAS BEEN HURT IN ANY WAY BY THE LACK OF ACCESSIBLE FEATURES AT ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES;

  • PAID TO HAVE AN APARTMENT AT THESE PROPERTIES MADE MORE ACCESSIBLE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES; OR

  • WAS OTHERWISE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY AS A RESULT OF THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES.
  • 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 Attorney′s Office, Southern District of New York at 212-637-0840. You may also fax us at 212-637-2777 or write to:

    United States Attorney′s Office, Southern District of New York
    Attn: Civil Rights Unit
    86 Chambers Street
    New York, New York 10007

    NOTE: You must call or write no later than April 15, 2011.

    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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