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Monthly Archives: October 2013

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HUD Settles Race Discrmination Case for $29,000

Posted in FHA Basics

Available data from HUD and other sources reveals that in 2013 housing discrimination is usually more subtle that just the old example of an apartment complex declining to rent to an individual because simply he or she is African American or a Hispanic American.  These cases, however, still come up from time to time.  And provide… Continue Reading

Second Supreme Court Brief Filed in Disparate Impact Fair Housing Case

Posted in Discrimination, FHA Basics

Just yesterday the Respondents in the Mount Holly Gardens housing discrimination case pending in the U.S. Supreme Court filed their brief explaining why disparate impact claims are indeed viable under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA).  In short, the residents argue that the FHA forbids both intentional housing discrimination (disparate treatment) and acts which have… Continue Reading