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HUD charges discrimination in derailed sale

Sellers, listing agent, broker allegedly violated Fair Housing Act
Published on Aug 10, 2010

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Federal housing regulators have filed discrimination charges on behalf of a Chicago-area radio personality and comedian who thought he'd found a dream home for his family, only to have the sellers pull it off the market in the midst of negotiations.

George Willborn -- a comedian whose resume includes appearances on Black Entertainment Television's "Showtime at the Apollo" and HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" -- and his wife Peytyn had a $1.7 million offer on the table to purchase an 8,000-square-foot, five-bedroom mansion in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood.

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