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Volume 2014 - Number 42

November 6, 2014

DC Court Throws Out HUD Disparate-Impact Rule

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia early this week ruled that the Fair Housing Act does not provide for a disparate-impact theory of discrimination. The court’s ruling in American Insurance Association v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said the FHAct only permits disparate treatment as a basis for discrimination. HUD issued...

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