Kentucky – U.S. Department of Justice sues Andover Forest neighborhood association in playhouse dispute
Lexington Herald-Leader: U.S. Department of Justice sues Andover Forest neighborhood association in playhouse dispute
By Beth Musgrave
December 26, 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice has sued a Lexington neighborhood association, alleging it discriminated and retaliated against a family who built a therapeutic playhouse for their son who has cerebral palsy. The lawsuit alleges that the Andover Forest Homeowners Association and EMG Management Services violated the federal Fair Housing Act when they failed to make reasonable accommodations for Dr. George and Tiffiney Veloudis and their toddler son. The federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights division. Nathan Billings, a lawyer for the Andover Forest Homeowners Association, said his client has not seen the lawsuit. But Billings said they are confident that once a federal judge hears the facts, the complaint against Andover Forest Homeowners Association will be dismissed. Read more:
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