New York AG to SCOTUS: Uphold disparate impact in housing

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and attorneys general from 16 other states plan to request today that the U.S. Supreme Court uphold longstanding interpretations of the U.S. fair housing act related to racial discrimination.

New York AG to SCOTUS: Uphold disparate impact in housing Posted on January 21, 2015 | Leave a comment This week the Supreme Court of the United States is hearing the case of Texas Dept. of Housing vs. Inclusive Communities Project , and while many in the industry welcome the expected rejection of disparate impact theory in housing, others.

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 · In addition to Attorney General Shapiro and North Carolina attorney general josh stein, the formal comments on HUD’s Disparate Impact Rule were signed by the Attorneys General of California, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington.

For New Jersey residents, few issues are more consequential. The makeup of the Supreme Court has huge ramifications in some of the state’s biggest policy debates – school funding, affordable housing ..

Eliot Spitzer, Attorney General, New York City (Adam L. Aronson, Preeta D. Bansal, Unable to produce proof of marriage, Levin accepted housing *490 in an. Supreme Court granted defendants' motion and dismissed the complaint in its entirety. The New York City Council also explicitly made "disparate impact" .

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 · Civil rights groups emerged victorious as the Supreme Court voted to uphold housing discrimination claims based on statistics and hard figures, rather than zooming in solely on “intentional.

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 · Disparate-impact claims focus on the effect of a disputed policy without requiring evidence of intent. The question for the Supreme Court is whether the Fair Housing Act authorizes those suits.

Last January, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its game-changing decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman. alleging discrimination in the housing and mortgage industry can rely on statistical patterns to.