> NOTICE TO POTENTIAL VICTIMS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION
On May 26, 2009, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington entered a Consent Decree resolving a lawsuit brought by the United States Department of Justice against certain builders, developers, architects and engineers 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), at Rock Creek Apartments, 911 E. Beacon Avenue, Spokane, Washington, Prairie Hills Apartments, 1718 E. Lincoln Road, Spokane, Washington, Granite Court Apartments, 15408 E. 4th Avenue, Spokane Valley, Washington, and Hilby Station Apartments, 5317 S. Palouse Highway #4, Spokane, Washington.
In the lawsuit, the Department of Justice alleged that Rock Creek Apartments, Prairie Hills Apartments, Granite Court Apartments, and Hilby Station Apartments did not comply with the law because, among other things:
Under this Consent Decree, you may be entitled to receive monetary relief if you or anyone you know:
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 extension 991. You may also write: United States Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20530