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April 7, 2021

Orthodox Jewish couple alleges NYC housing discrimination

Associated Press

NEW YORK — An Orthodox Jewish couple sued two New York City agencies that supervise affordable housing lotteries Tuesday, saying their family of eight faced religious discrimination when they were repeatedly rejected because of their family's size.

In the Manhattan federal court lawsuit, Chaim Katz and Chana Katz maintain they faced discrimination from two affordable housing lotteries when they applied for a three-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Lower East Side in 2017.

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