United States v. Lone Wolf Housing Authority (W.D. Okla.)

Overview: 

On December 15, 2020, the United States filed an election complaint in United States v. Lone Wolf Housing Authority (W.D. Okla.), alleging that the defendants discriminated on the basis of race in violation of the Fair Housing Act and Title VI when they rejected the housing application of complainant and her minor child on the pretext of lack of available housing and further misrepresented housing availability to a Black tester after defendants had shown numerous available units to the companion tester. Additional defendants include former Housing Authority employees David M. Haynes and Myrna Hess.

press release (12/15/20)

Case Open Date: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Case Name: 
United States v. Lone Wolf Housing Authority (W.D. Okla.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
Fair Housing Act
FHA
Title VI
race
african american
testing
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
USAO - Oklahoma, Western
Updated December 16, 2020