SETTLED: William Stridiron v. Plymouth Woods Apartments, LLC

NEWS ITEM, JUNE 2014 - - FHCMD Cooperating Attorney Gary Strauss advised that he obtained a settlement in the matter of William Stridiron v. Plymouth Woods Apartments, LLC located in Livonia. The plaintiffs suffers from PTSD, a disability recognized by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, and, upon receiving a notice that his landlord would not renew his lease, he requested that they allow more time in which to relocate his family of four. The defendant refused his requests, although he submitted medical statements in support and he contacted FHCMD. who in turn sent a letter requesting that the action be withdrawn. Attorney Strauss filed a Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order in Wayne County Circuit Court and the Honorable John Gillis, Jr., granted the TRO motion. The case subsequently settled with a non-disclosure agreement.