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Legal

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.

Mortgage

As the Obama administration today announced the Clean Energy Savings for All Initiative — a cross-government partnership aimed at promoting energy efficiency and increasing access to solar energy, particularly for low- and moderate-income families — several agencies released new guidance on Property-Assessed Clean Energy loans.

Mortgage

The Federal Housing Administration said today that the capital ratio for its mortgage insurance fund has reached 2.07 percent — the first time since 2008 that the fund has reached the congressionally mandated 2 percent level