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Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative – News Archives

Press Releases

August 31, 2023 - Justice Department Sues Ohio Landlord for Sexually Harassing Tenants

August 28, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner, Manager, and Maintenance Worker of California Rental Properties

August 8, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Georgia-Based Rental Property Owners and Manager

May 19, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Rental Property Owners and Operators

May 18, 2023 - Justice Department Secures Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Missouri Landlord

May 12, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against California Rental Property Manager and Owners

May 3, 2023 - Justice Department Resolves Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Landlord

April 29, 2024 - Justice Department Secures Agreement to Resolve Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Savannah, Georgia, Landlord

April 20, 2023 - Justice Department Secures $400,000 in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Connecticut Landlord

April 17, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Kentucky Rental Property Owner

March 14, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Michigan Rental Property Owner

March 2, 2023  - Justice Department Secures Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Michigan Landlord

February 22, 2023 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against California Rental Property Manager and Owners

December 13, 2022 - Justice Department Secures Award Against Tennessee Landlord for Sexually Harassing Female Tenants

September 9, 2022 - Justice Department Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Milwaukee Rental Property

May 17, 2022 - Justice Department Secures Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Iowa Landlord

May 13,2022 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Rental Property Owners

December 14, 2021- Justice Department Obtains $4.5 Million Settlement from a New Jersey Landlord to Resolve Claims of Sexual Harassment of Tenants

December 13, 2021 - Justice Department Obtains Settlement from Kentucky Landlords to Resolve Claims of Sexual Harassment Against Female Tenants

October 25, 2021 - Justice Department Obtains Consent Decree in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners of Minneapolis Area Rental Properties

April 29, 2021 - Justice Department Secures Agreement to Resolve Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Savannah, Georgia, Landlord

August 11, 2021 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Sober Home Operator

August 6, 2021 - Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Property Manager and Owners of California Apartment Buildings

August 4, 2021 - Justice Department Obtains $1.25 Million Settlement from Oklahoma City Landlords to Resolve Claims of Sexual Harassment Against Female Tenants

July 22, 2021 - Justice Department Obtains $100,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment Case Against Ohio Landlords

June 3, 2021 - Justice Department Obtains Settlement from San Diego Landlord to Resolve Claims Of Sexual Harassment Against Female Tenants

July 22, 2021- Justice Department Obtains $100,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment Case Against Ohio Landlords

April 12, 2021 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners and Managers of Rental Properties in Pennsylvania

December 7, 2020 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Property Manager

September 30, 2020 - Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Cincinnati, Ohio Landlord

September 29, 2020 - Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment and Race Discrimination Lawsuit Against Manager and Owners of Virginia Rental Properties

September 16, 2020 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners Of Minneapolis Area Rental Properties

August 5, 2020 - The Department of Justice Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner of Rental Properties in Elizabeth, New Jersey

July 8, 2020 - U.S. Attorney Hosts Online Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (D. Me.)

June 29, 2020 - The Department of Justice Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against the Owner and Manager of Rental Properties in Davenport, Iowa

June 4, 2020 - Department of Justice Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners of Rental Properties in Muskegon, Michigan

April 1, 2020 - The Department of Justice Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners and Managers of Rental Properties in Russellville, Kentucky

February 10, 2020 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (E.D.Wis.)

January 17, 2020 - Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners and Manager of Kansas Rental Properties

January 13, 2020 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Property Manager and Owners of Los Angeles Apartment Buildings Near MacArthur Park

December 23, 2019 - Justice Department Files Lawsuit against Toledo Landlord who Subjected Women to Sexual Harassment

September 9, 2019 - Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Landlord and Employee Who Subjected Women to Sexual Harassment

August 8, 2019 - Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against New York Property Owner

June 25, 2019 - U.S. Attorney’s Office and DOJ’s Civil Rights Division Host Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (S.D. Cal.)

May 8, 2019 - U.S. Attorney's Office Hosts Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (W.D. Wis.)

May 3, 2019 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable To Combat Sexual Harassment In Housing (M.D.N.C.)

April 30, 2019 - USAO Hosts Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (S.D. Tex.)

April 25, 2019 - Justice Department Obtains $600,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against North Carolina Property Owner

April 15, 2019 - The Department of Justice Files Amended Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner and Manager of Rental Properties in Lexington, Tennessee

March 6, 2019 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner and Manager of Rental Property in Dayton, Kentucky

February 28, 2019 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against New London Landlords

November 15, 2018 - U.S. Attorney's Office hosts roundtable on sexual harassment in housing (D. Mont.)

October 30, 2018 - Justice Department Reports Major Increases in Victim Reporting and Number of Lawsuits Filed in One Year Since Launch of Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing

September 27, 2018 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners of Oklahoma City Rental Properties

July 24, 2018 - U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer Urges Public To Report Sexual Harassment In Housing To The Department of Justice (D. Colo.)

July 23, 2018 -  Justice Department Launches Public Awareness Campaign with Victims of Sexual Harassment in Housing 

July 20, 2018 - U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa Hosts Roundtable Discussion with More Than 20 Community Organizations on Combatting Sexual Harassment in Housing (N.D. Iowa)

July 12, 2018  - U.S. Attorney's Office Hosts Roundtable On Sexual Harassment In Housing (M.D. Fla.)

July 9, 2018  - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner of Cullman, Alabama, Rental Property

April 26, 2018 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Combatting Sexual Harassment in Housing (D. S.D.)

April 13, 2018 - El Departamento de Justicia Anuncia Una Iniciativa Nacional Para Combatir El Acoso Sexual En La Vivienda

April 13, 2018 - El Departamento de Justicia Anuncia Una Iniciativa Nacional Para Combatir El Acoso Sexual En La Vivienda

April 13, 2018 - Justice Department Announces Nationwide Initiative To Combat Sexual Harassment In Housing (E.D. Mich.)

April 12, 2018 - Justice Department Announces Nationwide Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing (DOJ)

April 12, 2018 - Justice Department Announces Nationwide Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing (D. D.C.)

April 12, 2018 - Justice Department Announces Nationwide Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing (N.D. Okla.)

April 11, 2018 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable On Sexual Harassment In Housing (D. Vt.)

April 11, 2018  - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners and Managers of New York Rental Properties

March 21, 2018 - Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owners of Cincinnati Rental Properties

March 19, 2018 - Justice Department Obtains $625,000 Settlement Of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Two St. Louis Landlords

March 16, 2018 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Harassment in Housing (D. Mass.)

February 14, 2018 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Harassment in Housing (C.D. Cal.)

January 26, 2018 - U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (W.D. Va.)

January 19, 2018 – District of New Jersey United States Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing (D. N.J.)

December 18, 2017 – DOJ Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit against Owners and Manager of Kansas Rental Properties

October 3, 2017 - Justice Department Obtains $150,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner and Manager of Michigan Rental Properties

October 3, 2017 – Announcement of the Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative (DOJ)

July 13, 2017 – DOJ Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit against Owner and Seller of North Carolina Homes

 

Updated June 7, 2024