Brenda Harrison, Pelham Court LP, and Rushmore Management are pleased to announce the amicable resolution of the federal Fair Housing Act litigation between the parties, styled as Harrison v. Pelham Court, et al, No. 18-3431. As part of that settlement, Pelham Court and Rushmore Management have adopted written policies regarding compliance with applicable federal, state and local fair housing laws.
“We are pleased that Pelham Court and Rushmore Management have demonstrated a serious commitment to abiding by the spirit and letter of the Fair Housing Act,” said George Donnelly, an attorney at the Public Interest Law Center which represented Brenda Harrison in this case. “These policies make it easier for both the landlord and tenants to understand their rights and responsibilities under federal law.”
“Pelham and Rushmore’s commitment to complying with the FHA will allow people with disabilities to fully use their housing,” said Ryan Hancock, an attorney at Willig, Williams, & Davidson who also represented Ms. Harrison in this action.
In addition to the above and undisclosed financial terms, none of the parties admitted to fault or liability as part of this settlement.