FHCMD Cooperating Attorney John M. Lucas has filed a federal court lawsuit on behalf of Joan Simmons, a disabled person against the Grosse Pointe Condominium Association and Vision Property Management Group, LLC located in Harper Woods, Michigan. Ms. Simmons repeatedly requested that she be provided with a reserved handicap parking spot at her condominium. Her treating physician provided medical verification of her disability and the owner/property manager refused. After reviewing the facts and supporting evidence referred Ms. Simmons to Attorney Lucas. The Honorable Mark A. Goldsmith is the assigned judge in this matter.
The evidence from the housing discrimination complaints filed with FHCMD by home seekers, from the "testing" conducted by the FHCMD, and from the statements provided by many housing providers who support fair housing laws and are willing to step forward to help expose violations of those laws, demonstrates that practices of unlawful housing discrimination continue and the services of FHCMD are needed. Read more