Hurdles remain for disparate impact claims in housing despite SCOTUS ruling The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that policies that segregate minorities in poor neighborhoods, even if they do so unintentionally, violate the Fair Housing Act. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled.
In a disparate-impact claim, someone who alleges housing discrimination may establish liability, without proof of intentional discrimination, if an identified rental practice has a disproportionate effect on certain groups of individuals (i.e, minorities) and if the practice is not grounded in sound business considerations.
The court said plaintiffs can base their suits on statistical evidence that a disputed policy has a "disparate impact" on a minority group. Hurdles remain for disparate impact claims in housing despite SCOTUS ruling That’s the question in one of the 11 cases the Supreme Court said. more low-income housing in black neighborhoods than in white areas.
The Supreme Court heard arguments for the case in January 2015 and subsequently ruled by a narrow 5-4 vote in June 2015 that disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act. The.
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Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., decided by the Supreme Court last Thursday, held that lawsuits can challenge housing policies or practices based on their disparate impact. Subject to restrictions discussed below, the Court found that housing discrimination claims can be based on the discriminatory effect of a law or practice without.
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In Fair Housing Act Case, Supreme Court Backs ‘disparate impact’ claims.. The 5-4 ruling endorses the notion of citing disparate impact in housing cases, meaning that statistics and other.