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A $20,000 decision -- is it a pet or an assistance animal
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2012

Do you know the difference between a pet and an emotional assistance animal?


A recent familial status case: management did not really do that -- right?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2012

I have written any number of times about the perils of "familial status" discrimination


DOJ files another complaint: this one concerning occupancy standards
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2011

The Department of Justice (DOJ) last month filed a lawsuit against the owners and managers of 23 rental homes in Magee, Mississippi for violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by discriminating against families with children


Reasonable accommodation update: DOJ files another case concerning service animals
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2011

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit this week against a university and various university employees in Nebraska alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by discriminating against students with disabilities


More on breaking a lease as a reasonable accommodation for a disability
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

My recent blog post discussing if terminating a lease early could be considered a reasonable accommodation sparked a few comments



Where can plaintiffs file discrmination complaints? Of course, it depends on the claim.
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2010

As a lawyer who defends discrimination cases, I get questions about some of the differences between housing discrimation and employment discrimination


Are punitive damages available in a fair housing lawsuit? Only in extreme cases
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

I was recently asked if a plaintiff could be awarded punitive damages in a fair housing case


When is the best time to win a fair housing case? At the first opportunity
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

I write often on this blog about cooperating with fair housing investigators who work for HUD or a state, city, or county housing anti-discrimination agency


Standing and fair housing testers
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

I get this question from time to time: under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), does a tester have standing to bring a claim?