Deal reached in Kansas City public housing harassment suit
September 29, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a settlement in its 2015 lawsuit against the Kansas City, Kansas, Housing Authority and three of its officials over sexual harassment claims.
A joint motion for dismissal and settlement agreement was filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Kansas.
The deal requires the housing authority to submit for approval a policy prohibiting sexual harassment of public housing applicants and tenants and to establish a complaint procedure.
It permanently bans former hearing officer Victor L. Hernandez, former property manager Derrick Estelle,...