Property Law Keyed to Singer
Asbury v. Brougham
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Rosalyn Asbury (Plaintiff), a black woman, went to an apartment complex and tried to rent an apartment. The manager of Broughham Estates (Defendant) told her there were no vacancies and that she did not keep a waiting list. Defendant would not let her fill out an application or view model units, but suggested that she look at a complex that housed mostly black families. Plaintiff’s income was sufficient to pay rent on Defendant’s apartment. When white customers inquired about units, they were told that units were available. Defendant rented units to whites after Plaintiff was told nothing was available. Plaintiff brought suit under the Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race.
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