Federal Judge Rejects NYCHA’s Motion To Dismiss Blind Resident’s ADA Lawsuit

July 19, 2012, Staten Island, NY—A federal judge in Brooklyn has ruled that a suit brought against the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) by a Staten Island resident who is blind may proceed despite efforts by NYCHA to have the matter dismissed. The plaintiff is arguing that by refusing to accommodate his disability, and by providing him repeatedly with written notices that he is unable to read, NYCHA is violating civil rights and disability laws.

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