We have reported before on a legal challenge in federal court to the Minneapolis restrictions on criminal background checks of prospective tenants. The landlords’ request for a preliminary injunction was denied by the Court, but the plaintiffs live to fight another day.
The new Minneapolis Fair Chance ordinance is not Minnesota nice. So un-nice, in fact, that it is the latest city to be challenged in court, following active cases in Seattle and Portland. A few weeks ago, some 40 property owners and management companies filed suit against Minneapolis alleging that the city’s Fair Chance law, Section… Continue reading Next municipal Fair Chance challenge: Minneapolis