Short v. Manhattan Apartments, Inc., —F. Supp. 2d—, 2012 WL 4829615 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 11, 2012)

Key Insight: For failure to produce unredacted database entries despite three court orders to do so, court found that defendant had acted in bad faith to withhold relevant documents and, as a sanction, ordered that facts be established in plaintiffs? favor, namely that the rental listing database included directives from landlords that clients receiving government housing assistance should not be assisted in applying for housing with those landlords; court also ordered defendant to pay Plaintiffs $231,000 in attorneys fees

Nature of Case: Housing discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: Database

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