Indiana Disability Rights Submits Comments to the Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Task Force
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INDIANA DISABILITY RIGHTS SUBMITS COMMENTS TO THE INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES TASK FORCE
Indiana Disability Rights (IDR) has provided written comments to the Task Force that focus on 4 systemic areas that our advocates and attorneys have identified as needing substantive review and change to improve the lives of Hoosiers. These include improvements in the areas of: guardianship, employment, education, and abuse prevention. Click on the link below to read the full comments.
PRESS RELEASE - FEDERAL JUDGE ORDERS MARION COUNTY LANDLORD TO PAY OVER $200,000 IN FAIR HOUSING LAWSUIT
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI) and Carolyn McGuffin, represented by attorneys from Indiana Disability Rights and Brancart & Brancart, filed a lawsuit against Carolyn Smitley and the Smitley Family Trust in April 2016 alleging that the Defendants discriminated against Ms. McGuffin in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act. On July 3, 2018, Judge William T. Lawrence in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana entered judgment requiring the Defendants to pay $219,747.75 as a result of the discrimination.
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