United States & Poeschel v. Garden Grove, LLC (D. Minn.)

Overview: 

On September 12, 2017, the United States Attorney’s Office entered into a settlement agreement resolving United States & Poeschel v. Garden Grove, LLC (D. Minn.). The complaint in this HUD election case, which was filed on October 13, 2016, alleges that the owner and manager of an apartment complex in New Brighton, Minnesota violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to allow plaintiff-intervenor Jane Poeschel to keep an emotional assistance dog. Under the settlement agreement, the defendants agree to pay Ms. Poeschel $30,000 in damages and attorney’s fees and to adopt a new reasonable accommodation policy.

 

Case Open Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Case Name: 
United States & Poeschel v. Garden Grove, LLC (D. Minn.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
16-cv-03464
Oak Grove Capital
Oak Grove Realty Services
Poeschel
Fair Housing Act
FHA
reasonable accommodation
retaliation
New Brighton
multifamily
rental property
disability
assistance animal
policy
hud election
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
USAO - Minnesota
Updated September 20, 2017