Consumer Law

An ACLU Lawsuit Ends a City’s Discriminatory Rental Ordinance in Minnesota

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota reached a settlement recently with the city of Faribault, which they accused of discriminatory and unconstitutional housing rental ordinances that limited housing for people of color.

The $685,000 settlement also included reforms to fix these discriminatory patterns in housing.

The Faribault City Council voted that as part of the settlement the Rental Licensing Ordinance and Crime-Free Multi-Housing program would be overhauled.

Read the source article at Davis Vanguard

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