In 2016, Relman, Dane & Colfax settled the largest affordable housing accessibility case in the nation’s history, securing an important victory for people with disabilities in Los Angeles and adding at least 4,000 affordable and highly accessible housing units in the city.
Relman, Dane & Colfax secured a major jury verdict in 2016 in a reverse redlining case against New York-based Emigrant Savings Bank and Emigrant Mortgage Company, holding Emigrant accountable for discriminatory mortgage lending practices.
Ongoing lawsuit brought by Access Living, an independent living center, challenging the City of Chicago’s failure to provide accessible, affordable housing under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Housing Act.
Ongoing litigation brought by fair housing organization against City of Peoria alleging discriminatory enforcement of a chronic nuisance ordinance on the basis of race and sex in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.
This Fair Housing Act lawsuit against the City of LaGrange, Georgia challenges the City's utility service policies that have an unlawful disparate impact on African Americans and Latinos.
Ongoing lawsuit filed by Gilead Community Services and the Connecticut Fair Housing Center against the Town of Cromwell alleging that Town undertook an unlawful and concerted campaign to force the closure of a group home for men with mental health diagnoses.
Ongoing fifty-three plaintiff challenge to McIntosh County and State of Georgia’s denial of basic municipal services to one of the last Gullah-Geechee communities on Sapelo Island, Georgia.
Ongoing case brought by nonprofit organization The Fortune Society against apartment complex that refused to rent it units once they learned that formerly incarcerated individuals would reside in them, pursuant to the complex's policy prohibiting anyone with a criminal record from renting an apartment or living there. The Fortune Society alleges this "blanket ban" is discriminatory and has a unlawful disparate impact on the basis of race.
This Fair Housing Act case on behalf of an African-American tenant who experienced severe racial harassment by a neighbor challenges a landlord's failure to respond to neighbor-on-neighbor harassment.
- Baugh v. Covington Specialty Insurance Co.
- Fair Housing Rights Center in Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Morgan Properties Management Company, LLC
- Buckeye Community Hope Foundation v. Village of Tinley Park
- Young v. D.C. Housing Authority
- Whyte v. Alston Management
- Hollis v. Chestnut Bend Homeowners Association
- Rodriguez v. Village Green Realty
- Stark County v. Ruth
- National Fair Housing Alliance v. Spanos
- Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center and Provident Realty v. St. Bernard Parish
- Anti-Discrimination Center v. Westchester County
- Kennedy v. City of Zanesville
- Johns v. Stillwell
- Anderson v. City of Saratoga Springs
News & Updates
In the Media
- New York Law Journal, 04.04.2019
- Cook County Record, 04.02.2019
- Sojourners, 03.18.2019
- Newsday, 03.17.2019
- Courthouse News Service, 12.14.2018
- New York Times, 08.17.2018
- BuzzFeed News, 08.09.2018
- McKnight's Senior Living, 07.27.2018
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 07.26.2018
- ThinkProgress, 06.13.2018
- Chicago Sun-Times, 05.14.2018
- The Intercept, 01.02.2018
- CityLab, 11.07.2017
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 05.18.2017
- Chicago Tribune, 04.19.2017
- Urban Milwaukee, 02.03.2017
- New York Times, 11.23.2016
- Los Angeles Times, 09.01.2016
- Los Angeles Times, 08.30.2016
- MinnPost, 05.13.2016
- wkyc.com, 08.25.2014
- The Washington Post, 05.08.2013