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‘I Wish It Didn’t Come To This’: Muslim Renter Reacts To Settlement From Landlord Who Refused Lease

DENVER (CBS4)– A Denver landlord will pay a Muslim father and son more than half a million dollars after denying them a sublease because of their religion. Rashad Kahn and his father co-own a popular Indian restaurant in Boulder.

They found a spot at 9th and Corona in Denver that would be perfect for a second location. Craig Caldwell leased it at the time.

Caldwell was grateful to find a sub-let renter who would take over the remainder of his 5-year lease, but his landlord didn’t approve. The lease requires the landlord, Katina Gatchis, to sign off on sublets.

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