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Rabbi Files Lawsuit Against Community Association for Failure to Accommodate His Religious Beliefs and Disability

A retired Orthodox rabbi and his sons—all of whom are in wheelchairs due to complications from diabetes—brought an action in the United State District Court for the District of New Jersey against their community association (the “Association”) arising out of the Association’s refusal to allow them to build a sukkah off their back porch and refusal to unlock a neighborhood gate so they could more easily travel to worship services.  231 more words

AND There Goes Facebook Targeting... Just Like That... Thanks NAR

All it takes is one complaint to HUD? Wow! Really? 

“HUD filed a complaint against Facebook last week. 

“HUD claimed the social network’s advertising platform allowed users to discriminate against prospective renters and buyers by being able to limit who saw their ads based on the users’ race, color, religion, sex, family status, national origin, disability, ZIP code, and other factors.” ( From REALTOR® Magazine)  748 more words

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Facebook Removes Their Favorite Ad Options After HUD Complaint

Facebook is removing thousands of targeting options from its advertising platform after the Department of Housing and Urban Development accused the social media giant of discriminatory practices with its housing ads. 321 more words


BOOM: HUD Files Housing Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

Secretary-initiated complaint alleges platform allows advertisers to discriminate

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today a formal complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination. 686 more words


BofA Violated Fair Housing Act Says Civil Rights Groups

Civil Rights Groups Sue BofA Claiming BofA Violated Fair Housing Act

Civil rights groups are coming together to bring a lawsuit against Bank of America and Safeguard Properties Management. 185 more words


Housing Policy and Segregation: New Jersey, a Case Study

New Jersey is a deep blue state. If you walk down the street here carrying a gun, you’ll likely get arrested. We support public education and net neutrality. 893 more words

Hirzel Law, PLC featured in Michigan Lawyers Weekly

The Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly published an article on the formation of Hirzel Law, PLC by Kevin Hirzel, Matt Heron, Joe Wloszek, John Calvin, Brandan Hallaq and William Kolobaric. 458 more words

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