United States v. 118 East 60th Owners, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.)

Overview: 

On March 25, 2019, the United States Attorney's Office filed a complaint and proposed consent decree in United States v. 118 East 60th Owners, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.).  The complaint alleges that the owner and property manager Matthew Adam Properties of a 232-unit housing cooperative in New York, NY violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to allow a tenant with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to keep an emotional support beagle in his unit.  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. The court entered the consent decree on March 28, 2019.

 

Case Open Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Case Name: 
United States v. 118 East 60th Owners, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
Southern District of New York
118 East 60th Owners Inc.
Matthew Adam Properties
Plaza Tower
Fair Housing Act
FHA
disability
reasonable accommodation
assistance animal
HUD
election
1:19-cv-02640-ALC
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
USAO - New York, Southern
Updated April 2, 2019