Housing Affairs Letter

Fair Housing

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HUD Disparate Impact In Final Stages

HUD’s attempt to deflect fallout from application of its Disparate Impact rule is now in the final stages of a rewrite to dilute its effectiveness. HUD has sent its changes to the Office of Management & Budget for review.

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Disparate Impact Closing In On HUD

Disparate impact has been an issue roiling HUD since the Obama administration decided to apply the concept to enforcement of the Fair Housing Act. The concept holds that those who file housing discrimination lawsuits under the 1968 law don’t have to show they were victims of

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Landlords Targeted For Housing Bias

Landlords in Wisconsin and Ohio face HUD charges of discrimination against people with disabilities and families with children under the department’s new crackdown on violators of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.

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Disparate Impact Ruling Hits Landlords

A divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rules that illegal immigrant residents of a mobile home park in Virginia can proceed with their claims that the owners of the park illegally required them to show proof of legal U.S. residency before renewing their leases.

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HUD Hastens Fair Housing Crackdown

Trying to show it has not abandoned its fair housing responsibilities, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity brings charges against or settles discrimination complaints with landlords and housing management firms in four states.

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HUD Seeks ‘Disparate Impact’ Revamp

It was considered a key element for the enforcement of HUD new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. The Obama administration’s civil rights division in the Justice Department considered it important enough to maneuver a stalling process until the U.S. Supreme Court

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Opposition Mounts At AFFH Rule Shift

Days after civil rights lobbies and action groups challenged HUD’s decision on a key fair housing rule, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) decides to join the fight. The groups took HUD Secretary Ben Carson to federal court challenging his decision to suspend the Affirmatively

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HUD Takes On Christian Community

HUD is telling a private resort community of Christians in northern Michigan they cannot restrict the sale of homes to non-Christians in a community organized by law as a Christian community.

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Fair Housing Rule Headed To Court

One week after HUD relented under a court order and resumed implementation of the Small Area Fair Market Rent rule crafted by the Obama administration, the department likely will return to court to defend its decision to delay the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule.

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HUD Retreat On Fair Housing Rule

While the incoming Trump administration in late 2016 hinted it would scrap the Obama administration’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule stepping up enforcement of the Fair Housing Act, HUD has quietly hit reverse gear and will now embrace the rule.

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