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  1. The Legal Aid Safety Net: A Report on the Legal Needs of Low-Income Illinoisans, Chicago Bar Association et al. (2005)

    This report provides some support for advocates seeking to demonstrate the connection between access to legal services and address to essential services necessary to maintain health. It documents the need for legal assistance among low-income individuals ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/21/2021 4:19pm

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Baxter v. City of Belleville, 720 F. Supp. 720 (S.D. Ill. 1989)

    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 denying a special use permit to open a reside ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:14pm

  6. Ass'n of Relatives and Friends of AIDS Patients v. Regulations and Permits Admin., 740 F. Supp. 95 (D. P.R. 1990)

    Plaintiff applied to the Regulations and Permits Administration for a special use permit to open an AIDS hospice. Under considerable and sustained pressure from community groups opposed to the hospice, the defendant rejected the special use application, a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:19pm

  7. Hill v. Cmty. of Damien of Molokai, 911 P.2d 861 (N.M. 1996)

    Applying the four-prong impact analysis outlined in Metropolitan Housing Development Corp. v. Village of Arlington Heights, 558 F.2d 1283 (7th Cir. 1977), the New Mexico Supreme Court found that a group home for people with AIDS conformed with a restricti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:35pm

  8. Giebeler v. M & B Assocs., 343 F.3d 1143 (9th Cir. 2003)

    An HIV-positive man applied to rent an apartment, even though he did not meet the rental company's minimum required income. After his initial rejection, plaintiff attempted to re-lease the apartment with a cosigner, but the defendant, pursuant to its ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:47pm

  9. A Guide to Disability Rights Laws, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (March 2017)

    Prepared by the U.S. Department of Justice and updated in March 2017, this guide provides a basic overview of federal laws that offer antidiscrimination protections to people with disabilities, including people living with HIV/AIDS. Statutory citations an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/26/2020 4:06pm

  10. Doe v. Lambs Farm, Inc., Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Equip for Equality

    Equip for Equality filed this complaint on behalf of an HIV-positive adult with a developmental disability who was denied admission to Lambs Farm's residential facility and vocational services based solely on his HIV status. The complaint alleges vio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/26/2020 4:14pm