2018 Grantee Case Update From Shriver Center

Shriver Center Defeats Motion to Dismiss

HOPE Fair Housing Center and other plaintiffs represented by grantee, the Shriver Center, and the law firm Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC is challenging the City of Peoria’s selective enforcement of its nuisance ordinance by targeting African-Americans and survivors of domestic violence that allegedly perpetuates Peoria’s long-standing racial segregation. The Court denied on May 14, 2018, the City’s motion to dismiss plaintiffs for lack of standing. (May 2018)