Tag: discrimination

Help Your Association Clients Avoid a Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

A federal court of appeals is allowing a Black couple to sue their HOA neighbors for racial discrimination under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). While it blocked the couple’s claims against the association, the opinion suggests that decision was due primarily to a technicality. Tonca and Terence Watters chose to build their dream home in…

HOA Escapes Racial Discrimination Lawsuit — But Harassers Don’t

A federal court of appeals is allowing a Black couple to sue their HOA neighbors for racial discrimination under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). While it blocked the couple’s claims against the association, the opinion suggests that decision was due primarily to a technicality. (Watters v. Homeowners Ass’n at the Preserve). In other words, it’s…