City Boards and Commissions

FY21 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis  Adverse Action  Settlement Terms  Agreement
Housing Sex Differential treatment CP awarded return of $625 deposit, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property, Training for RP Confidential Parties
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020)

Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis  Adverse Action  Settlement Terms  Agreement
Housing Physical Disability Failure to accommodate RP agreed to keep access aisle free of snow and ice, RP agreed to provide ice melting materials, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property, Training for RP Amy Davis V. Eagle Property Management LLC
Housing Mental Disability Denial of emotional support animal Lease terminated, current fines owed by CP to RP reduced from $300 to $150, RP cease reporting debts to credit bureaus, Training for RP, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property Eastyn Fitzgibbon V Epic Property Management
Housing Race Failure to make repairs, Failure to address roommate concerns RP waived CP debt of $1,843.60, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property, Training for RP Travis Kalmoni V Eagle's Pointe at Kirkwood
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY20 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) 

Non-Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis  Adverse Action  Settlement Terms  Agreement
Employment Race Differential treatment, termination CP awarded $1,500; RP to receive EEO training Confidential
Public Accommodation Race Differential treatment CP allowed to attend public events; RP to receive training Confidential
Employment Physical Disability Failure to accommodate CP allowed to attend public events; RP to receive EEO training Confidential
Education National Origin Disparate treatment Confidential Confidential
Employment Sex Sexual harassment CP awarded $2,935.45 minus tax withholding, CP personnel file to reflect "Assistant Manager" as CP job title, RP to receive sexual harassment training Confidential
Public Accommodation Physical Disability, Race Discharged from program Addendum to CP record, RP to become familiar with "Know Your Rights" brochure Confidential
Employment Race Termination CP awarded $2,200, neutral reference for CP Confidential
Public Accommodation Gender Identity Differential treatment CP to receive apology from RP; RP to permanently discontinue "boys only" & "girls only" skating; RP to hold an event promoting LGBTQ+ with the Commission & Tanager Place LGBTQ Youth Center; RP to receive diversity training Risston Buehler c/o Jeremiah Buehler V Super Skate
Employment Sex, Mental Disability Differential treatment, harassment, termination CP personnel file to be changed to voluntary resignation; CP to receive positive recommendation letter from RP CEO Confidential
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) 

Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing Mental Disability Denial of Emotional Support Animal CP allowed to have emotional support animal, CP awarded confidential monetary amount, RP to create reasonable accommodation policy, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property, Training for RP Ashley Johnson V Windsor on the River
Housing National Origin Refusal to make repairs, attempted termination of tenancy CP awarded confidential monetary amount, CP to contact RP for removal of belongings, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property, Training for RP Zain Gweh V The Pointe Apartments
Housing Race Refusal to return security deposit CP awarded $145 for reimbursement of security deposit, RP to display Fair Housing brochures at subject property Linda Mosley V Westdale Capital Investments LLC
Housing Physical Disability, Mental Disability (By Association) Denial of accessible parking space, denial of tenancy, harassment CP awarded $300, RP to waive $97,22 owed by CP, RP to create polices for accessible parking requests, RP to display Fair Housing posters & brochures at subject property Theresa Ellis V Five Seasons Mobile Home Park
Housing Mental Disability Requiring deposit of Emotional Support Animal CP awarded $1,250 for moving costs, CP awarded $1,095 for reimbursement of security deposit, RP to waive CP rent for June and July 2018 in the amount of $2,190, Training for RP Jamilynn Kennedy V R & R Properties
Housing Mental Disability, Race, Sex Higher Rent Amount CP awarded $500, Training for RP Heidi Van Ostran V Hillside Mobile Home Park

Non-Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis  Adverse Action  Settlement Terms 
Employment Age, Sex, Physical Disability Sexual harassment, termination CP awarded $1,691.75
Employment Physical Disability Write ups, differential treatment CP awarded $8,000, Training for RP
Employment Sex, Retaliation Sexual harassment, termination CP awarded $4,829.72 for lost wages, CP awarded $4,829.72 for emotional distress and non-wage damages, RP to pay CP attorney fees totaling $4,840.56, Training for RP
Public Accommodation  Physical Disability  Failure to provide an accommodation, loss of service  CP awarded $400, RP to create policy on interpretation services, Training for RP 
Employment  Sexual Orientation  Harassment, termination  Neutral reference for CP, revision to CP personnel file to show resignation, Training for RP 
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY18 (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)

Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing Mental Disability (By Association) Denial of a Companion Animal CP awarded a 12 month lease, CP allowed to have Companion Animal on property, RP will communicate with CP in writing, Training for RP Charles Ruggles V Cambridge Townhouses

Non-Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis    Adverse Action  Settlement Terms 
Employment Race, Physical Disability Hostile work environment CP awarded $1,250, training for RP
Employment Race, Physical Disability Hostile work environment, Termination CP awarded $21,520, training for RP 
Public Accommodation Physical Disability Refused service CP awarded $1,260, RP update policies, training for RP
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY17 (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017)
Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing Mental Disability Required deposit for Companion Animal CP awarded $250 for Companion Animal deposit, Training for RP Deborah Walerius v. C & R Properties
Housing Mental Disability Failure to allow Companion Animal CP awarded month to month lease, CP will be notified of any complaints on animal, Training for RP Faith Jackson v. C & R Properties
Housing Mental Disability Failure to allow Companion Animal

CP awarded $900, Training for RP

Daniel Smetzer v. Maplewood Management LLC
Housing  Physical Disability Failure to relocate to 1st floor unit

CP awarded $200, Training for RP

Quincy Tobin v. Fred Dennis

Non-Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis    Adverse Action  Settlement Terms 
Employment Race, Retaliation Loss of wages, loss of training CP awarded $1,000, training for RP 
Employment National Origin Harassment, Hostile Work Environment RP to answer CP questions, training for RP
Employment Race Termination CP awarded $2,000, training for RP
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY16 (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016)

Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing  Physical Disability, Mental Disability  Lost housing opportunity 

Training for RP

Alice & Robert Green v. The Estate of Mary Ellen Johnson, c/o Kathy Wallace, Estate Caretaker, Skogman Realty and Diona Carpenter
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY15 (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015)
Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing  National Origin  Failure to make repairs  CP will not be charged for water damage, neutral reference for CP, RP will fix/replace AC unit in CP unit, Training for RP  Patience Kalondji v. Westdale Capital Investments LLC
Housing Race, Color, Familial Status  Failure to make repairs, unjust restrictions  CP outstanding balance of $1,563.08 is forgiven, CP awarded $390, Training for RP Tiffany Pledge v. The Pointe at Cedar Rapids LLC  
Housing  National Origin, Race, Sex  Eviction, Forced Entry, Ordered to Speak in English  RP to notify CP of policy changes 60 days in advance, CP to notify RP when rent payment will be late, Training for RP Andrea Jasso v. CR Five Seasons LLC 
Housing  National Origin, Race  Security deposit not refunded, excessive fees  CP awarded $300, Training for RP Veronica Ndungu v. Kelley Property Management  
Housing  Mental Disability Eviction, excessive Fees  RP to reduce CP balance from $1,038.50 to $188.50, Training for RP  Benjamin Haugen v. The Pointe at Cedar Rapids LLC  
Housing  Sex, Mental Disability  Refusal to set up payment plan CP outstanding balance of $1,891.63 is forgiven, Training for RP Kelsey Cummings v. Shamrock Capital Investments LLC
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY14 (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014)
Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing  Race, Mental Disability Eviction, refusal to treat bed bugs CP awarded $1,150, neutral reference for CP, training for RP Brianna Melton v. Steve Demeulenaere (SFD, LLC)
Housing National Origin Refusal to replace stove and dishwasher RP to apologize to CP, appliances repaired in subject unit, training for RP Renjana Hareendran v. Preferred Property Management

Non-Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis    Adverse Action  Settlement Terms 
Employment Race Termination CP awarded $1,500, training for RP 
Employment Sex Termination, Harassment CP awarded $4,500, CP employment reinstated, training for RP
Employment Race Termination CP awarded $1,000
*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent

FY13 (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)
Housing Resolutions
Area Basis Adverse Action Settlement Terms  Agreement 
Housing  Race, Sex Refusal to return security deposit CP awarded $120.54, training for RP LaSharon Duckett v. Chambers Properties LC
Housing Familial Status Loss of real estate sales RP to amend by-laws and policies to align with the Fair Housing Act Steve Kensicki v. 4340 Maureen Court Home Owners Association

Non-Housing Resolutions
Area  Basis    Adverse Action  Settlement Terms 
Employment Physical Disability Termination CP awarded $40,000 
Employment Race, Color, Sex, Retaliation Termination CP awarded $500
Employment Mental Disability, Association Termination CP awarded $1,224, neutral reference for CP

*CP refers to Complainant and RP refers to Respondent
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