DENVER LANDLORD TO PAY ALMOST $700,000 AFTER REFUSING TO RENT TO MUSLIM MEN
Denver, Colorado, landlord has agreed to pay three men a total of $675,000 as part of a settlement after she was recorded telling her tenant to find an “American person” to sublet her property instead of a father and son, who were Muslim.
Rashad Khan, a Muslim, wanted to expand his Boulder, Colorado, restaurant Curry N Kebob into a space in Denver. However, when the current tenant, Craig Caldwell, told landlord Katina Gatchis of the sublet plans, he claimed Gatchis rejected the proposal because of Khan’s religion. Almost a year after they were denied, Khan, his father, Zuned, and Caldwell were ready to go to trial over the alleged discrimination when the landlord agreed to settle.
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