New Filing: FHCWM et al v. MONARCH INVESTMENT & MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC

The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan (“FHCWM”), the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan (“FHCSEM”), the Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit (“FHCMD”), and the Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan (“FHCSWM”) collectively filed a joint complaint against Monarch Investment & Management Group, LLC (“Monarch” or “Respondent”), a property management company with multiple apartment complexes throughout Michigan, for its alleged pattern and practice of discrimination on the basis of familial status, in violation of the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), 42 U.S.C. § 3601 et seq. 1. After extensive testing, test results divulged that the Respondent administered a strict, two-person per bedroom maximum occupancy policy at a number of its properties. Attorney Jia Cobb at Relman, Dane & Colfax, PLLC filed the HUD complaint on behalf of the aforementioned fair housing centers accomplish shared goals of fair housing opportunities for all.