St. Bernard Parish Agrees to Halt Enforcement of Discriminatory Ordinance

On November 13, 2006, St. Bernard Parish agreed to suspend enforcement of a September 2006 ordinance barring single-family homeowners from renting to anyone except blood relatives without the special permission of the Parish Council. The agreement comes on the heels of the filing of a motion for preliminary injunction last week by the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) and Wallace Rodrigue, both plaintiffs in the case.

11-13-06 Read the press release here.

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Posted by decubingon 11/13/2006and categorized as Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized