NYC Commission: Apartment Building’s Policy Barring Lower-Paying Tenants From Gym May Be Discriminatory

April 3, 2015 5:06 PM

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A noticed filed by the commission yesterday says there’s enough evidence of discriminatory actions to merit a hearing on the complex’s gym rule, reports CBS New York. Market-rate tenants in the building tend to be younger, the complaint says.

A 75-year-old rent-regulated tenant says in her complaint that she found out the gym would only be, in her words, “for the market-rate tenants, period,” after a sign was allegedly posted on the gym door ordering users not to hold the door for others.

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