Fair Housing Center Seeks Repeal of St. Bernard Multi-Family Moratorium

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) filed a motion today seeking enforcement of a Consent Order entered on February 27, 2008, in Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center v. St. Bernard Parish et al, Case No. 06-7185, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. GNOFHAC’s motion alleges that St. Bernard Parish’s recently enacted moratorium on multi-family housing violates the Consent Order, which enjoins the Parish from violating the Fair Housing Act and other civil rights laws that prohibit race discrimination.

12-18-08 Read the press release here.

3-11-09 Lawsuit goes to court. Read the Times Picayune press coverage here.

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Posted by decubingon 12/18/2008and categorized as Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized