August 26, 2019 | Categories: About FHC | Tags: assistance animal, disability, Disability Rights, Emotional Support Animal, Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, Livingston County, Livingston Daily
Scott Lorms has filed a federal lawsuit based on disability discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. The lawsuit states that T & R Properties and Zahler Management denied him the right to rent an apartment with his emotional support animals (ESAs). Mr. Lorms has a disability as defined under the Fair Housing Act.
According to the complaint taken by the Fair Housing Center, Mr. Lorms alleges that he called T & R Properties and the rental agent stated he would not show him the unit or discuss any accommodation for his emotional support animals, even though Mr. Lorms explained he had he had the required paperwork from a doctor regarding his disability.
For a copy of the complaint, questions, or if you believe you have been the victim of housing discrimination, please contact the Fair Housing Center at 877-979-FAIR or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photograph below: Scott Lorms with Curiz and Riley. Photograph provided by Scott Lorms.
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