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Emotional Support Animals and the FHA: What Community Associations Should Know
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • October 26 2018

In a previous post, we discussed Dexter the (almost) flying emotional support peacock. In this post, we turn our attention to Maybelline the emotional

Breakthrough discrimination case is won by disabled man suffering with multiple sclerosis
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2018

The Equality Act 2010 was introduced to ensure that those with protected characteristics are safeguarded against discrimination. ‘Disability’ is

Disabled man wins landmark discrimination case
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2018

A 64 year old London man with Multiple Sclerosis has won his claim of disability discrimination against a management company after it failed to make

City Agrees to Settlement of Housing Discrimination Suit with DOJ
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

On May 26, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the city of Jacksonville, Florida (city), agreed on a settlement over claims that the city violated the

City of Philadelphia Sues National Bank for Discriminatory Lending Practices
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 15, the City of Philadelphia filed a lawsuit against a national bank (Bank) alleging that it violated the Fair Housing Act by engaging in

Fair housing future? Colorado court hints at direction of fair housing laws in Trump era
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

Aside from a few negative comments made last year during the presidential campaign, there has been very little indication of where Secretary Ben

Landlords discriminating against tenants under the ‘right to rent’ scheme
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2017

A recent report has demonstrated that the Government’s controversial ‘right to rent’ scheme is discriminating against potential tenants. The Joint

U.S Community Associations May Be Liable for Harassment by Residents Against Other Residents
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • USA
  • October 11 2016

Changes to the Fair Housing Act ("FHA") in the United States could impose liability on community associations (i.e. Condominiums) for the

Accommodating Requests for Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in your Community
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Many community associations are presented with requests for accommodating service animals and emotional support animals. It can be difficult to

High Court Inclusive Communities Ruling: 1 Year Later
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Last summer the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities