Willcox Savage assists residential property owners and management companies throughout the country with a wide range of matters related to compliance with the Federal Fair Housing Act and similar state and local laws. We are frequently called on to defend property owners and management companies against allegations of housing discrimination filed with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and similar local fair housing agencies. We also defend clients in federal and state litigation involving allegations of housing discrimination on the basis of disability, race, color, religious, sex, national origin, age, familial status, or other protected classifications. Our Fair Housing Team also has substantial experience drafting and reviewing fair housing policies and procedures.
In addition, Willcox Savage represents a variety of businesses and property owners in matters related to public accommodation and accessible design under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and similar state and local laws. Title III of the ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in the activities of certain covered commercial business. Certain covered businesses are required to comply with the ADA’s standards for accessibility for individuals with disabilities. We are frequently defending claims alleging disability discrimination under the ADA and/or failure to comply with standards of accessible design.
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