United States v. Park City Communities, (fka Bridgeport Housing Authority) (D. Conn.)

Overview: 

On November 28, 2017, the United States Attorney’s Office entered into a settlement agreement resolving United States v. Park City Communities (fka Bridgeport Housing Authority) (D. Conn.). The complaint, which was filed on November 10, 2016, alleges that the Housing Authority violated the Fair Housing Act on the basis of disability by refusing to grant the HUD complainant’s request for a reasonable accommodation to be transferred to a different unit because of her disability.  The settlement agreement requires the defendants to pay the complainant $10,000 and to comply with the Fair Housing Act.  Prior to entering into the settlement agreement, the defendant had granted the complainant’s request for a unit transfer.

Case Open Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Case Name: 
United States v. Park City Communities, (fka Bridgeport Housing Authority) (D. Conn.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
3:16-cv-01851-JCH
Kimberlee Centeno
Fair Housing Act
FHA
election case
HUD
reasonable accommodation
disability
BHA
public housing
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
USAO - Connecticut
Updated December 4, 2017