Mississippi rental company fined for discrimination, DOJ said

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-19 07:21:44

The owners of a Mississippi apartment rental company have agreed to pay damages to four prospective tenants who helped uncover a pattern of racial discrimination by their employee that violated federal law, the U.S. Justice Department has announced.

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The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi ruled in August that Steven and Sheila Maulding and their company, SSM Properties, violated the Fair Housing Act based on the discriminatory conduct of now ex-employee James Roe, according to a…

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