Hurdles remain for disparate impact claims in housing despite SCOTUS ruling

Eminent domain debate turns the mortgage industry libertarian The Debate: Eminent Domain violates The Constitution. – Taking the mortgage could go against 14th Amendment. And now, it’s beginning to get interesting. What is clear is that it is highly unlikely the housing and lending industries will give up without a fight, no matter how far Richmond, Calif., takes a proposal to use eminent domain to take over mortgages from pools of investors for the purpose of restructuring the debt for underwater borrowers.

Despite High Court Win, Hurdles Linger For FHA Bias Claims – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gave equal rights advocates a win by holding the Fair housing act encompasses claims for disparate impact, not just intentional discrimination, but the justices.

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The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act – The. – The U.S. Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act Disparate-impact claims survived in a 5-4 decision, but the narrow opinion suggests a tough fight ahead for civil-rights laws. Garrett Epps

PDF Inclusive Communities and Disparate Impact Under the Fair. – INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES AND DISPARATE IMPACT UNDER THE FAIR HOUSING ACT In its recent Inclusive Communities decision the Supreme Court held (5-4) that disparate impact claims are cognizable under the fair housing act. The authors discuss disparate impact prior to the case, HUD’s disparate impact rule, and the Inclusive Communities decision.

Hurdles remain for disparate impact claims in housing despite. – The U.S. Supreme Court. today in its ruling to allow disparate impact claims in some circumstances under the Fair Housing Act. No such provision exists in the law as written, and it is troubling to. The plaintiffs targeted two Merrill policies that they claim. despite the hurdles erected by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes.

PDF Proving Disparate Impact in Fair Housing Cases After. – Disparate-impact claims under the federal Fair Housing Act ("FHA") are now a well-established part of housing discrimination law, having been recognized for decades by the lower courts and recently endorsed by the Supreme Court in Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

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Obama Labor Chief Pick Perez Wins Senate Confirmation – as well as a second qui tam complaint to get St. Paul to withdraw its supreme court appeal in Magner v. Gallagher, which Perez allegedly feared would lead to a ruling that disparate impact claims.

Supreme Court OKs Disparate Impact Analysis under Fair. – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that disparate impact claims are enforceable under the Fair Housing Act. The decision in the case — Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project — included a note of caution that statistical disparities only impose liability if plaintiffs can connect it to a defendant’s policy causing the disparity in order to.

Miami vs BofA a Mixed Bag for Banks – The city claimed that these actions not only had a disparate impact on minority. the FHA allows anyone who "claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice" to bring a lawsuit and.