Tag: Housing

City of Jacksonville Settles Housing Discrimination Suits, Agrees to Zoning Revisions and Supportive Housing Options

Friday, May 26, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (May 30, 2017) – The City of Jacksonville has agreed to settle lawsuits alleging violations of federal housing and disability regulations stemming from its…

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Disability Rights Florida Files Federal Lawsuit Against Three Beach Apartment Complexes Which Do Not Allow Persons with Disabilities to Rent and Live Independently

Monday, July 25, 2016

JACKSONVILLE – Disability Rights Florida, Inc., the Protection and Advocacy Agency for the State of Florida, with the assistance of attorneys from the Florida Justice…

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Disability Advocates Pursue Action Against Jacksonville Zoning Restrictions

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

An area zoning ordinance discriminates against those with mental illness, claims a federal lawsuit filed last week by Disability Rights Florida, the state’s  designated protection…

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Disability Rights Florida Supports Affordable Housing

Monday, April 12, 2010

On Wednesday, April 7, staff from Disability Rights Florida participated in the Sadowski Coalition rally on the steps of the old Capitol. As in…

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