Ex-Philly Housing Chief, Agency Settle Firing Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (February 25, 2013, 2:11 PM EST) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority Friday agreed to pay former Executive Director Carl Greene $625,000 to resolve a lawsuit in which he accused the agency of violating his employment contract when they fired him in September 2010.

According to the PHA, Greene had initially sought $4 million from the agency, which dismissed him amid reports of sexual harassment, personal financial troubles and misuse of public funds. In his suit, Greene contended that while the PHA held the right to fire him, the agency misstepped when it opted...
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