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Settlement Reached in Long Island Housing Discrimination Lawsuit 

Long Island Business News

April 3, 2024

Two housing organizations and two Long Island residents have settled a long-running federal housing discrimination lawsuit against the owner of several apartment complexes in Suffolk County. 

The lawsuit, filed in 2017 by Long Island Housing Services, Suffolk Independent Living Organization, and two residents, alleged that NPS Property Corp. and five of its rental communities participated in racial and source-of-income discrimination that was uncovered through testing and investigation in 2016, according to an LIHS statement. 

The complaint alleged that NPS told prospective African American tenants that no upcoming units were available for rent, while telling prospective white tenants that there were multiple upcoming units available and separately, refused to accept applicants using housing vouchers, including SILO’s clients using vouchers designed for those with disabilities. 

Read Settlement Reached in Long Island Housing Discrimination Lawsuit .