Tenant Must Restate Discrimination Claims After Eviction

LVT Number: #30714

Tenant sued the YWCA, which received federal funding to provide supportive housing to tenant in landlord's building. After tenant was evicted, tenant claimed housing discrimination by the YWCA under the Fair Housing Act and Violence Against Women Act. Tenant's spouse had made a death threat, and tenant claimed that the YWCA required her to accept harassment and discrimination as a condition of tenancy. The court ruled against tenant.

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Doe v. YWCA of Northeastern NY: 2019-cv-456, NYLJ No. 1581614802 (NDNY; 2/12/20; McAvoy, J)