Plaintiffs, Orthodox Jews, alleged that the defendants had “engaged in a pattern of harassment and discrimination against the Orthodox Jewish residents of Pomona, thereby violating certain of the state and federal constitutional rights, as well as the Fair Housing Act.”

The complaint alleged “violations of Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause,…; violations of the Fair Housing Act…; violations of the New York State Constitution,…; and imposition of unconstitutional conditions in violation of Article III, and First, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, U.S. Const.…”