United States v. 111 East 88th Partners (S.D.N.Y.)

Overview: 

On December 7, 2016, the United States Attorney’s Office filed a complaint in United States v. 111 East 88th Partners (S.D.N.Y.), alleging that defendant discriminated on the basis of disability in violation of the Fair Housing Act by refusing to allow a resident with disabilities to live with an emotional support dog in his unit.  The complaint also alleges that defendant coerced and intimidated complainant and interfered with his ability to obtain a reasonable accommodation. The case was referred to the Division after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) received a complaint, conducted an investigation and issued a charge of discrimination.

 

press release (12/7/16)

Case Open Date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Case Name: 
United States v. 111 East 88th Partners (S.D.N.Y.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
Fair Housing Act
FHA
Manhattan
New York
111 East 88th Partners
condominium
disability
reasonable accommodation
emotional support animal
dog
HUD
election
apartment
interference
1:16-cv-09446
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Division
USAO - New York, Southern
Updated January 30, 2017