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Case Name Heyer v. New York City Housing Authority and Bennett v. New York City Housing Authority PH-NY-0004
Docket / Court 1:02-cv-3499 ( E.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Public Housing
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Comply with advertising/recruiting requirements
Monitoring
Defendant-type
Housing Authority
Disability
Mobility impairment
Discrimination-area
Housing Sales/Rental
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Buildings
Housing
Housing assistance
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) New York City Housing Authority
Plaintiff Description A group of disabled individuals who receive Section 8 housing vouchers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Unknown
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Urban Institute Baseline Assessment of Public Housing Desegregation Cases
By: George Galster et al. (Urban Institute, Housing and Urban Development (HUD))
Citation: (2000)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:02-cv-03499-CPS-SMG (E.D.N.Y.) 06/02/2005
PH-NY-0004-9001.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
1:80-cv-01196-RWS (S.D.N.Y.) 04/28/2006
PH-NY-0004-9002.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
1:80-cv-01196-RWS (S.D.N.Y.) 02/01/2012
PH-NY-0004-9003.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
1:05-cv-05286-RWS (S.D.N.Y.) 03/30/2012
PH-NY-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 06/17/2002
PH-NY-0004-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order 12/18/2002 (248 F.Supp.2d 166) (E.D.N.Y.)
PH-NY-0004-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Stipulation and Order of Settlement 05/04/2005
PH-NY-0004-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation and Order of Settlement 2 01/30/2012
PH-NY-0004-0003.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Sifton, Charles Proctor (E.D.N.Y.)
PH-NY-0004-0004
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Kirklin, John E. (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9003
Lane, Howard (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9002
Mitchell, Catherine (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9002
Rosenbloom, Nancy (New York)
PH-NY-0004-0002
Russell, Julia Grossman (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9000
Schulman, Yisroel (New York)
PH-NY-0004-0001 | PH-NY-0004-0003 | PH-NY-0004-9000 | PH-NY-0004-9001
Stevens, Jane Greengold (New York)
PH-NY-0004-0002 | PH-NY-0004-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Kaloyanides, Sonya M (New York)
PH-NY-0004-0003
Kleinberg, Charles (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9000 | PH-NY-0004-9001
Morales, Ricardo Elias (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9000 | PH-NY-0004-9001
Scgatz, Donald (New York)
PH-NY-0004-9002
Other Lawyers None on record

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