Seattle, Again

We have written several times about the Seattle Fair Chance housing and employment law and how one building owner filed a brief in the litigation over the ordinance highlighting the spike in criminal activity in and to its building in the city. GRE Downtowner is not the only building to experience problems, however. The Washington… Continue reading Seattle, Again

HUD issues final rule on disparate impact

Earlier this month, HUD issued a final rule revising its 2013 FHA disparate impact standards to more appropriately align the rule with the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., which held that disparate impact claims are cognizable under the FHA.