Hurdles remain for disparate impact claims in housing despite SCOTUS ruling

The surprising 5-4 decision affirms the original intent of the 50-year-old Fair Housing Act: that implicit discrimination is as destructive as explicit.

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.

There is also EEOC Guidance on the disparate impact such preferences can have on women. under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, employees who assert claims of sexual harassment need.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Disparate Impact Claims Are Allowed Under Fair Housing Act. Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined in the majority opinion of the court. Justices Alito, Roberts, Scalia, and thomas filed dissenting opinions. To read the complete opinion of the Court, click here.

City of Jackson, 544 U.S. 228 (2005), the supreme court allowed disparate impact claims to proceed under the Age Discrimination In Employment Act for similar reasons, the Supreme Court reasoned – particularly in language favorable to employers – that Griggs and Smith "teach that disparate impact liability must be limited so employers and.

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The Inclusive Communities Project, on whether the FHA also covers unjustified disparate impact discrimination. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court held that the FHA allows for disparate impact claims. The majority of the court upheld the theory that housing and lending policies that have a disparate impact on a protected group of people can be equally and illegally discriminatory.

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. As the Supreme Court term winds down, there is discussion whether the Court is in some way drifting to the left.

The 5-4 decision holds that there is a disparate impact claim under the FHA as a matter of statutory interpretation.. impact claims in housing despite SCOTUS ruling.. remain for disparate.

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Addressing Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fair Housing Act Webinar Snippet On June 25, 2015, in Texas Dep’t of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, the U.S. Supreme Court held. at the heartland of disparate-impact liability.” The effect of this.