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


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
Case Name
United States v. 118 East 60th Owners, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.)
Civil Rights
  • 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(s)
  • None
Updated September 28, 2022