Bad behavior by AvalonBay doesn't end with construction
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AvalonBay, which has been the target of numerous protests by the Carpenters Union in New England for dangerous working conditions and mistreatment of workers during the construction of large, multi-unit housing developments, has been forced to reach a settlement with the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office to resolve a housing discrimination lawsuit.

The company has agreed to make payments to the victim and "institute a broad range of preventive measures to ensure future compliance with the law" according to a press release from the AGs office. The suit was filed after AvalonBay attempted to evict a woman and her two small children, ages two and four, from their AvalonBay apartment in Woburn based on "unreasonable and unsubstantiated" noise complaints by a neighbor, which AvalonBay never investigated.