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Judge Upholds City Ban on Section 8 Rent Bias

Thursday, February 19, 2009

  • By: Manny Fernandez
  • Organization: The New York Times
  • Source: New York > VOLS Children’s Project

Justice Goodman of the State Supreme Court held that a law which forbids landlords from discriminating against tenants who receive government benefits should cover both current and potential residents. More than 100 incidences of such 'income discrimination' have been reported to the City's Commission on Human Rights.

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