Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Rathbone Retirement Community Inc.
Penalty: 
$116,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
August 13, 2009
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department announced that the operator and manager of the Rathbone Retirement Community in Evansville, Ind., agreed to pay up to $116,000 to resolve a housing discrimination lawsuit. The November 2008 lawsuit alleged that the defendants violated the Fair Housing Act by prohibiting the use of motorized wheelchairs and scooters in residents' apartments and in the home's common dining room during meals.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Indiana
Facility City: 
Evansville
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.