NYCHA Tenants and Guests Claim Unlawful "Stop and Frisk" Actions by NYPD

LVT Number: #24733

Plaintiffs, who were NYCHA tenants and their guests, sued the City of New York and NYCHA, claiming that the NYPD used unlawful stops, searches, and arrests to enforce prohibitions against trespassing in NYCHA buildings. They claimed that these "stop and frisk" practices violated the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures, as well as the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Civil Rights Acts, the United Housing Act (USHA), and city and state laws.

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