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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Idaho AIDS Found., Inc. v. Idaho Hous. & Fin. Ass'n, 422 F. Supp. 2d 1193 (D. Idaho 2006)

    Using funds provided under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, plaintiff provided housing assistance, including medical health services, case management, and other supportive services to people living with HIV/AIDS. The defend ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:28pm

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