A Queens apartment complex is being sued after accusations of discrimination.
A Justice Department complaint filed Thursday alleges the Town of Oyster Bay effectively gave blacks no chance at two housing programs that develop below-market rate housing for first time homeowners and senior citizens.
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development announced housing discrimination charges against the landlord and his company on Monday.
A group sent white and black men and women to the Town House apartment complex in Mineola to express interest in renting apartments.
They had the same finances and went to the same realtors, but WRO says the darker the skin, the more they were discriminated against when it came to renting.