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  1. Canal Side Care Manor v. Pa. Human Relations Comm’n, 2011 WL 4986670 (Pa. Commw. Ct., Oct. 20, 2011)

    In this opinion, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a ruling by the state's Human Relations Commission (Commission) that the plaintiff had been unlawfully discriminated against after she was expelled from housing in a personal care resid ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/30/2018 10:43am

  2. Prometheus Realty v. City of New York, Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, Part 5, No. 11113208 (2009)

    In 2009, the NY Supreme Court upheld the validity of New York's Tenant Protection Act, which prohibits landlords from using force or making threats, including repeated or prolonged interruptions of essential services, intended to disturb a lawful occ ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:00pm

  3. McGary v. City of Portland, 386 F.3d 1259 (9th Cir. 2004)

    The Ninth Circuit found that a man had a viable case when he sued the City of Portland for failing to accommodate his disability by refusing to grant him additional time to clear debris from his yard. In this case, a man living with AIDS and several relat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. Joel Truitt Management, Inc. v. District of Columbia Comm'n of Human Rights, 646 A.2d 1007 (D.C. 1994)

    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals affirmed a decision of the District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights that a landlord could not refuse to send repair workers into an apartment occupied by a person with AIDS for fear that they would contract ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:21pm

  5. Poff v. Caro, 549 A.2d 900 (N.J. Super. 1987)

    In this case based on New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination, three gay men attempted to rent an apartment but were turned down when the landlord learned of their sexual orientation and feared that he would acquire AIDS from them. The New Jersey Sup ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:43pm

  6. Metro. Hous. Develop. Corp. v. Vill. of Arlington Heights, 558 F.2d 1283 (7th Cir. 1977)

    The Seventh Circuit held that even if a denial of rezoning was not motivated by illegitimate animus, a showing of disparate impact or discriminatory effect could be sufficient to prove a violation of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). In this case, a local housi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:50pm

  7. Support Ministries for Persons with AIDS, Inc. v. Vill. of Waterford, 808 F. Supp. 120 (N.D.N.Y. 1992)

    When plaintiff attempted to establish a residence for HIV-positive homeless people, community opposition persuaded the zoning board to amend its laws to exclude uses such as the proposed residence from residential areas. The defendant then rejected the pl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:58pm

  8. Neithamer v. Brenneman Prop. Servs., Inc., 81 F.Supp.2d 1 (D.D.C. 1999)

    The District Court found that demonstrating the existence of a material dispute as to one party's perception of another party's disability is enough to maintain a prima facie case of discrimination under the FHA. Here, a gay, HIV-positive man so ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. Ryan v. Ramsey, 936 F. Supp. 417 (S.D. Tex. 1996)

    Relying on the Seventh Circuit's four-prong impact analysis outlined in Metropolitan Housing Development Corp. v. Village of Arlington Heights, 558 F.2d 1283 (7th Cir. 1977), the District Court found that a landlord's refusal to rent to an HIV-p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/5/2019 1:04pm

  10. Stewart B. McKinney Found., Inc. v. Town Plan and Zoning Comm'n, 790 F. Supp. 1197 (D. Conn. 1992)

    The plaintiff purchased a two-family home with the intent to house seven homeless HIV-positive people. After a series of hostile public meetings and inquiries, the zoning commission determined that the proposed use of the facility would require applicatio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:04pm

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