United States v. First Federal Bank of Florida (M.D. Fla.)

Overview: 

On September 9, 2016, the United States Attorneys Office for the Middle District of Florida filed a complaint in United States v. First Federal Bank of Florida (M.D. Fla.), a Fair Housing Act election referral. The complaint alleges that the bank discriminated on the basis of sex and familial status by requiring two women on maternity leave to return to work before closing on a loan, which caused them to shorten their maternity leave.  The case was referred to the Division after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) received complaints, conducted an investigation, and issued a charge of discrimination

Case Open Date: 
Friday, September 9, 2016
Case Name: 
United States v. First Federal Bank of Florida (M.D. Fla.)
Tags: 
Fair Housing Act
FHA
hud election
sex
female
familial status
child
maternity leave
bank
loan
closing
3:16-cv-1148-J-34JBT
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
Updated September 14, 2016