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Stacey Faulk with her daughter.

Faulk v Holiday Star

#W96-114 | Location: Ypsilanti | Court Level: Federal | Settlement: $17,800

Categories: Familial Status, Rental
Tags: Children

Stacey Faulk accepted $17,800 to settle her familial status case against Ismat Hamid, the owner of Holiday Star Apartments in Ypsilanti. According to the lawsuit, Faulk visited Holiday Star to rent an apartment for herself, her then two-year-old daughter and a friend when the owner told her he didn’t rent to families with children in the building. She reportedly told the owner that barring children is illegal. Faulk says he responded by saying he didn’t care and that she could go ahead and sue him. FHC testing supported Faulk’s claim of discrimination against families with children.

FHC Cooperating Attorneys Michael J. Steinberg and Daniel E. Manville filed the case in Federal District Court. The case was assigned to Magistrate Steven D. Pepe.

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