Legal

Supreme Court Recognizes Disparate Impact Under FHA

Case: Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs, et al. v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al. Issue: Whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). Case Summary: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that disparate impact claims may be alleged under the FHA. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (ICP) brought a disparate impact claim challenging the Texas ...

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Lawmakers Challenge CFPB Arbitration Study

Eighty-five Republican members of the House and Senate in a letter Wednesday urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to reopen its arbitration study process, saying it has not been fair, transparent or comprehensive.

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