HUD CHARGES MINNESOTA PROPERTY OWNER WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST SINGLE MOTHER AND HER DAUGHTER

WASHINGTON, DC – July 2, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)announced today that it is charging a Jackson, Minnesota, landlord with violating the Fair Housing Act for allegedly refusing to rent an apartment to a woman and her young daughter. HUD’s charge alleges that the owner refused to rent to the family because he preferred not to rent to families with children.

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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Brian Sullivan
(202) 708-0685

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