Owners of Ivanhoe House Apartments in Ann Arbor agree to settle discrimination lawsuit
The owners of an Ann Arbor apartment complex agreed to pay $82,500 to settle a complaint that they discriminated against black renters, The Detroit News reported.
Acme Investments Inc., doing business as Ivanhoe House Apartments, will pay the money to three people who were discriminated against and to the Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, the article said. The owners will also pay a $7,500 civil penalty to the U.S. government.
The proposed consent order filed in federal court in Detroit also calls for training programs and other measures to ensure black applicants are not discriminated against in the future. The agreement must be approved by a judge.
The company denied wrongdoing. The apartment complex is located on Pine Valley Boulevard off Packard Street.