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HUD to Seek Public Comment on Disparate Impact Regulation

In a move long sought by ABA, the Department of Housing and Urban Development signaled today that it will seek public comment on whether its rule implementing the Fair Housing Act discriminatory effects standard is consistent with the Supreme Court decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project.

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ABA, State Associations Call on HUD to Clarify Disparate Impact

Responding to a request by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for suggestions of outdated or ineffective regulations, ABA and state bankers associations in all 50 states today called for changes to HUD’s rule implementing the Fair Housing Act discriminatory effects standard, calling the rule “outdated and legally wrong.”

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ABA Seeks Fairness in Fair Lending Enforcement

As part of the banking industry’s continuing response to President Trump’s executive order outlining “core principles” for financial regulation, ABA today urged federal regulators and law enforcement to reign in disparate impact and redlining investigations that go beyond the law and Supreme Court precedent.

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Inclusive Communities Lawsuit Dismissed by District Court

The case that generated last summer’s Supreme Court decision allowing disparate impact cases to be brought under the Fair Housing Act, Inclusive Communities Project Inc. v. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, was dismissed on last week by the district court judge charged with determining whether the housing advocacy plaintiff met the Court’s newly articulated standard for establishing disparate impact.

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Associations Challenge HUD’s Disparate Impact Rule

ABA and other financial services trade associations last week filed a friend of the court brief in the case of American Insurance Association v. HUD supporting AIA’s challenge to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s disparate impact rule.

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