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United States v. Hawaii Student Suites, Inc. (D. Haw.)


On December 4, 2020, the court entered a consent decree resolving United States v. Hawaii Student Suites (D. Haw.). The complaint, filed on September 30, 2019, alleged that the owners and managers of rental housing in Honolulu, Hawaii – Hawaii Student Suites, Inc., Hawaii Student Residences LLC d/b/a Hawaii Student Suites, Savio Hauoli Street LLC, and 258-60 Beach Walk LLC – engaged in a pattern or practice of refusing to rent to families with children, in violation of the Fair Housing Act. The consent decree requires the defendants to pay $70,000 to aggrieved persons and a civil penalty of $10,000.  The defendants will also be required to adopt new policies and procedures and undergo training to avoid FHA violations in the future.

Press Release (9/30/19)
Press Release (12/1/20)

Case Open Date
Case Name
United States v. Hawaii Student Suites, Inc.(D. Haw.)
Civil Rights
  • Fair Housing Act
  • FHA
  • families
  • children
  • 1:19-cv-00528
Industry Code(s)
  • None
Updated September 20, 2022