The Connecticut Fair Housing Center notched a $50,000 settlement against a landlord and a real estate agent accused of not allowing a tenant to pay some of her rent with a federal Housing Choice Voucher, also known as Section 8.

While the settlement finalized in late May stressed the agreement was made without admitting liability, housing law experts said the practice is common in the Nutmeg state. The woman in question was attempting to move into a Danbury townhouse apartment.

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