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United States v. Whitescarver (W.D. Ky.)


On April 1, 2020, the United States filed a complaint in United States v. Whitescarver (W.D. Ky.).  The complaint alleges that Gordon Whitescarver and Betsy Whitescarver, the co-owners and managers of rental properties in Russellville, Kentucky, violated the Fair Housing Act by engaging in a pattern or practice of sexual harassment against female tenants and coercing, intimidating, threatening, or interfering with tenants in the exercise of their fair housing rights.

press release (4/1/20)

Case Open Date
Case Name
United States v. Whitescarver (W.D. Ky.)
Civil Rights
  • Complaint
  • lawsuit
  • United States
  • department of justice
  • doj
  • Western District of Kentucky
  • discrimination
  • civil rights
  • Fair Housing Act
  • FHA
  • sex
  • sexual harassment; retaliation
  • female
  • tenants
  • residential rental property
  • owners
  • pattern or practice
  • 1:20-cv-00054-GNS
Industry Code(s)
  • None
Updated April 15, 2020