Upper West Side Apt Building’s Policy Barring Low-Paying Tenants From Using Gym May Be Discriminatory

April 3, 2015 5:57 PM

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Upper West Side Apt Building’s Policy Barring Low-Paying Tenants From Using Gym May Be Discriminatory

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Manhattan apartment house’s policy of letting only high-paying tenants use its gym may be discriminatory, according to New York City’s Human Rights Commission.

A notice filed Thursday says there’s enough evidence of age discrimination to merit a hearing on the Stonehenge Village complex’s gym rule. According to tenant Jean Green Dorsey‘s complaint, the rent-regulated tenants excluded from the gym are largely over 65, while market-rate tenants aren’t.

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