Twin Cities Want $150M FCA Fair Housing Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT) -- Minneapolis joined St. Paul on Monday to urge a Minnesota federal judge to dismiss a qui tam suit alleging that they submitted more than $150 million in false claims to federal housing agencies even as they illegally tore down hundreds of buildings under the pretext of building code violations.

Minneapolis and regional planning agency Metropolitan Council filed motions Monday to dismiss the lawsuit, which alleges that the Twin Cities tore down hundreds of affordable housing buildings for alleged code violations even though the buildings had been...
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