Managers of Adult-Only Complex Charged with Discrimination

The managers of a Chicago adults-only condo complex have been charged with multiple counts of discriminating against children.

The complaint, filed by HUD,  alleges that the complex prohibited children under 18 to live in the residences for longer than 30 days.

Although the property was advertised as adult-only, HUD says the property did not meet the federal qualifications.

Specifically, HUD claims that the managers did not “formally and routinely verify the ages” of the residents.

While enforcing the illegal policy, the managers are accused of sending violation notices, levying fines, and in one case filing a lawsuit in an effort to keep the owners children from living in the unit.

The managers face a possible monetary award for damages, administrative fines, and an injunction if convicted.

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