One of my favorite posts of the year — the Top Ten Fair Housing Defense Blog entries of the previous year, as ranked by readers. Yes, my Firm keeps score. You can click on any article and you will be directed to that post.
#1: Third Time The Charm? “Disparate Impact” and the FHA Is Back Before the U.S. Supreme Court (October 9, 2014)
#2: Justice Department Announces $317,000 Fair Housing Act Case Settlement (January 9, 2014)
#3: Here is a Reasonable Accommodation Request Checklist (July 8, 2014)
#4: Medical Marijuana as a Reasonable Accommodation Because of a Disability? One Court Says No (December 12, 2014)
#5: Is Management Obligated to Provide a Reasonable Accommodation if an Accommodation Has Not Been Requested? No. (January 27, 2014)
#6: Retaliation Complaints and Eviction Actions: Here is How They Intersect (April 30, 2014)
#7: HUD Announces Over $38 Million in Grants to Combat Housing Discrimination (October 21, 2014)
#8: Is Smoking a Recognized Disability Under the Fair Housing Act? No. (November 3, 2014)
#9: Criminal Background Screening and Fair Housing (October 31, 2014)
#10: Some Guidance on Verifications for Reasonable Accommodation and Reasonable Modification Requests (May 28, 2014)
These articles reflect a good mix of topics of interest to those of us in the fair housing arena. Always remember that if you have specific questions, you might want to speak with a lawyer like me.
Just A Thought.