HUD Announces New Protections for Victims of Harassment and Survivors of Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it is publishing a final rule formalizing legal standards under the Fair Housing Act for sexual and other forms of harassment in housing. In addition, HUD is issuing Fair Housing Act guidance…

HUD Announces Agreement with Las Vega Landlords Accused of Unfairly Evicting Woman with Disabilities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement with a group of Las Vegas landlords settling allegations they retaliated against a tenant with disabilities because she requested permission to install a ramp that would allow her to enter…

HUD Charges South Dakota Property Manager with Housing Discrimination for Sexually Harassing Female Tenant

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it is charging Carrol Goodsell and his company, Goodsell General Contracting L.L.C., of Spearfish, South Dakota, with violating the Fair Housing Act by sexually harassing a woman who was renting a single…