Black residents of Fort Lauderdale’s Sistrunk neighborhood moved from Key West following back-to-back hurricanes in 1909 and 1910. Another hurricane and a push from the city has forced another mass relocation, but residents claim this round was unjustified.

The population has been decimated by a systematic targeting of black homeowners with frivolous citations for code violations in an effort to spur the city’s redevelopment plan for the area, according to a federal lawsuit.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]