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United States v. Clarendon Hill Somerville, LP (D. Mass.)


On May 10, 2013, the court entered a consent decree resolving United States v. Clarendon Hill Somerville, LP  (D.Mass.), a Fair Housing Act HUD election referral. The complaint, which was filed on December 19, 2012, alleged Clarendon Hill Towers violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to rent to a couple because they had three minor children. The consent decree requires standard injnctive relief, non-discriminatory occupany standards, record-keeping, reporting and training. The consent decree also required the defendants to pay $13,000 to the HUD complainants. Defendants also include; Linda Hamilton, Jill Oullette, and Donna McCarthy.  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.

Case Open Date
Case Name
United States v. Clarendon Hill Somerville, LP (D. Mass.)
Civil Rights
  • Linda Hamilton
  • Jill Oullette
  • Donna Mccarthy
  • FHRC Management
  • FHA
  • Fair Housing Act
  • familial status
  • children
  • Clarendon Hill Towers
  • MassHousing
  • modification
  • subsidized
  • rental unit
  • occupancy policy
  • 1:12-cv-12369-LTS
Industry Code(s)
  • None
Updated January 30, 2023