United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
892 F.2d 315 (3d Cir. 1989)
The Volunteers Against Abuse Center of Butler County (VAAC) sought to build a shelter for abused women and children. However, the City of Butler (defendant) denied VAAC’s permit application because of a zoning ordinance limiting transitional dwellings to six residents. Three battered women (Doe) (plaintiff) brought suit claiming a violation of the Fair Housing Act.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Sloviter, J.)
Dissent (Roth, J.)
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