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Housing Mediations

Using the Iowa Civil Rights Commission's Housing Investigation Unit

Date Area Basis Incident(s) - To find out more about this case, click on the incident below (if the incident is not underlined, no additional information is available from the website). Terms
March 2009 Housing Disability Immediate installation of 2 legally compliant parking spaces for persons with disabilities; agreement to conduct a survey of current tenants; and agreement to provide requisite number of legally compliant parking spots for persons with disabilities pursuant to the survey
December 2008 Housing Disability Failure to make reasonable accommodations

$675 Transfer to a one story town home with a waiver of the first nine days of rent, recognition of the companion animal as a "service/companion animal", and relocation of a designated "handicapped parking space".

December 2008 Housing Race and National Origin Terms and Conditions; Refusal to Make Repairs Repair the roof and disengage the radiators, within specific, mutually agreed upon timetables.
October 2008 Housing Sex Refusal to rent $12,000  Fair Housing training; Preservation of records; Compliance monitoring
October 2008 Housing Sex Harasing Conduct, Eviction $2500 emotional distress, $2000 out-of-pocket moving expenses, 3 months free rent, and release or waiver of back rent owed
October 2008 Housing Disability Hostile Housing Environment, Failure to make repairs $1000 for pain and humiliation, early termination of lease without fee ($1400), fair housing poster in all rental offices
June 2008 Housing Retaliation Terms and conditions Extension of lease for one year, rent free ($9000), new screens for windows
06/30/2006 Housing Physical disability Terms and conditions Reasonable accommodation

$150

06/02/2006 Housing Race/familial status Terms and conditions

$5000

06/01/2006 Housing Familial status Constructive eviction

$500

05/22/2006 Housing Physical disability Refusal to provide Reasonable accommodation

$1300

03/02/2006 Housing Physical disability Refusal to make reasonable modifications

$1500

02/20/2006 Housing Sex Terms and conditions Sexual harassment

$4900

01/03/2006 Housing Mental disability Terms and conditions Reasonable accommodation

Keep companion dog

12/28/2005 Housing Mental disability

Terms and conditions Eviction

$200

10/26/2005 Housing Race/familial status Eviction

$1000

10/10/2005 Housing National origin Terms and conditions Complainanat owes no back fees
10/04/2005 Housing Physical disability Lease termination Complainant allowed to stay but must keep dogs on leash and pick up waste
09/30/2005 Housing National origin/religion Terms and condition Letter of apology, agreement to sell
06/15/2005 Housing Familal status Terms and Conditions

$178

02/28/2005 Housing Race Refusal to Rent

$200

01/26/2005 Housing Familial status Refusal to rent

$1500

11/29/2004 Housing Familial status Terms and Conditions

$800

09/10/2004 Housing Race

Terms and Conditiona/Eviction

$507

04/08/2004 Housing Physical Disability Reasonable Accommodation $250.00
Release from lease
Preserve Complainant's section 8 status
04/06/2004 Housing Familial Status Different Treatment $100.00
02/22/2004 Housing Sex Sexual Harassment $3,000.00
11/14/2003 Housing Race Different Treatment $478.50
Fair Housing Training
09/07/2003 Housing Race Different Treatment
Threat of Eviction
$231.00
09/07/2003 Housing Race Refusal to Rent $100.00
09/07/2003 Housing Race Refusal to Rent $100.00
07/02/2003 Housing Physical Disability Reasonable Accommodation $250.00
05/21/2003 Housing Familial Status
Mental Disability
Reasonable Accommodation
Different Treatment
Threat of Eviction
$940.00
05/01/2003 Housing Familial Status Eviction Fair Housing Training
04/07/2003 Housing Familial Status
Race
Refusal to Rent $1,000.00
04/07/2003 Housing Familial Status Refusal to Rent $750.00
03/26/2003 Housing Race Refusal to Rent $500.00
03/26/2003 Housing Race Refusal to Rent $500.00
03/26/2003 Housing Race Eviction $2,000.00
03/17/2003 Housing Mental Disability Coercion, Interference, Intimidation $100.00
03/17/2003 Housing Mental Disability Coercion, Interference, Intimidation $100.00
03/12/2003 Housing Race
Physical Disability
Refusal to Rent $100.00
02/27/2003 Housing Familial Status
National Origin
Refusal to Rent $540.00
11/20/2002 Housing Familial Status Different Treatment Allowed to Remain in Unit, Neutral References
08/06/2002 Housing Mental Disability Refusal to Rent Fair Housing Training
07/12/2002 Housing Mental Disability Refusal to Rent Fair Housing Training
06/18/2002 Housing Race Different Treatment waiver of charges ($800.00)
05/31/2002 Housing Physical Disability Refusal to Rent Fair Housing Training
04/29/2002 Housing Race Different Treatment $45.00
removal of negative records
04/02/2002 Housing Race Different Treatment $500.00
04/01/2002 Housing Race Refusal to Rent Fair Housing Training,
change in advertising
04/01/2002 Housing Race Refusal to Rent Fair Housing Training,
change in advertising
02/27/2002 Housing Race Different Treatment Waiver of charges
02/22/2002 Housing Race Different Treatment $225.00
Fair Housing Training,
submission of records
01/17/2002 Housing Familial Status Different Treatment Letter of regret,
Fair Housing Training
12/13/2001 Housing Mental Disability Different Treatment $315.00
11/30/2001 Housing Race Refusal to Rent $1,000.00
Fair Housing Training,
submission of records
09/24/2001 Housing Mental Disability
Physical Disability
Failure to Accommodate Fair Housing Training
08/23/2001 Housing Race Refusal to Rent $2,000.00
08/07/2001 Housing Race Different Treatment $1,000.00
08/06/2001 Housing Sex Harassment Different Treatment $1,700.00
07/19/2001 Housing Mental Disability Different Treatment
Failure to Accommodate
Eviction
$500.00