United States v. Town of Irmo (D. S.C.)

Overview: 

On November 16, 2018, the United States filed a complaint in United States v. Town of Irmo (D. S.C.), based on a land-use or zoning referral from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The complaint alleges that the Town violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to grant the request for a reasonable accommodation or reasonable modification by a homeowner, who sought a zoning variance to build a carport on her property because of her disability. 

 

Case Open Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018
Case Name: 
United States v. Town of Irmo (D. S.C.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
department of justice
doj
discrimination
civil rights
HUD
Fair Housing Act
FHA
zoning
reasonable modification
disability
reasonable accomodation
3:18-cv-03106-JFA
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
Updated November 20, 2018