Fair Housing Law: U.S. Supreme Court upholds disparate impact claims

Can enforcement of a rule, regulation, practice or procedure that is completely neutral on its face create liability for discrimination? The U.S. Supreme Court said “yes” today in the case of Texas Dep’t of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project.  The Inclusive Communities Project (ICP) claimed that awarding the bulk of low-income housing tax credits in predominantly black inner-city areas as opposed to predominantly white suburban areas continued segregation in housing patterns.     Read the article………..


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