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United States v. Melinda S. Moore Housing, Inc. (W.D. Va.)


On February 24, 2020, the court entered a consent order in United States v. Melinda S. Moore Housing, Inc., Metropolitan Property Management, Inc., Joseph Moore, Patricia Reddick, and Tammy Reed (W.D. Va.).  The complaint, filed September 26, 2019, alleged that the defendants violated the Fair Housing Act when they refused to grant the complainant’s request for a reasonable modification (permission to install an automatic door opener) and a reasonable accommodation (additional time to complete the recertification requirements for her federally subsidized housing).  The consent order provides $27,500 in damages to the HUD complainant as well as standard injunctive relief.  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. Melinda S. Moore Housing, Inc. (W.D. Va.)
Civil Rights
  • 7:19-cv-00651-MFU
  • Western District of Virginia
  • Fair Housing Act
  • FHA
  • HUD
  • election
  • metropolitan property management
  • Joseph Moore
  • Patricia Reddick
  • Tammy Reed
  • disability
  • reasonable accommodation
  • reasonable modification
  • recertification
  • subsizided housing
Industry Code(s)
  • None
Updated August 30, 2022