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Riverdale landlord sued for racial discrimination, News Junky Journal

A Bronx landlord of a Riverdale building is being sued by the Justice Department for race discrimination, News Junky Journal reports.

A Manhattan U.S. Attorney filed the civil rights violation lawsuit against the landlord for allegedly discriminating against African-Americans seeking apartments.

According to the civil rights violation complaint, Loventhal Silver Riverdale LLC, Goodman Management Co. and superintendent Jesus Velasco had “engaged in conduct constituting illegal discrimination” since at least April of 2009.