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Schiller v McKinley

#W95-10 | Location: Ann Arbor | Court Level: State | Settlement: Non-disclosed

Categories: Familial Status, Rental

Scott and Candi Schiller have three children, one too many according to the rules of Meadowbrook Village Apartments in Ann Arbor.

The Schillers contacted the FHC with a complaint of discrimination based on familial status after they inquired about an apartment at Meadowbrook Village, a McKinley Properties complex. According to the Schillers, they were told that the complex had a limit of two people per bedroom. The Schillers reported to the FHC that the bedrooms at Meadowbrook Village were unusually large. The FHC investigation located Meadowbrook units that were, according to the City of Ann Arbor housing code, large enough for five people.

“We worried that we would have nowhere to move,” said Scott Schiller. He and Candi Schiller are working and going to school. The suit was filed in Washtenaw County Circuit Court by FHC Cooperating Attorneys Jonathan Rose and Jonathan Weber. The case was assigned to Judge Ann Mattson. The amount of the settlement was undisclosed.

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