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HUD CHARGES PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORD WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

HUD CHARGES PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORD WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

WASHINGTON, DC – August 2, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged the owner and manager of Breckenridge Plaza Apartments in Phoenixville, PA, with violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against families with children. Breckenridge Plaza, Inc., and Morris Zelikovsky were charged with making discriminatory statements, including in advertisements on craigslist.org, indicating a preference against families with children, offering different rental terms and conditions to families with children, and discouraging families with children from applying for housing.