Saturday , 16 January 2021

Fair Housing Act

Waters Requests Review of Disparate Impact Rule

Following HUD’s announcement of the Department’s final rule on the disparate impact standard under the Fair Housing Act, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-California) has called on President Trump and HUD Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson to reconsider. Suggesting that the new rule could make it more difficult to prove cases of housing discrimination, … The post Waters Requests …

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HUD Responds to Fair Housing Act Criticisms

While several banks and agencies have been critical of the Department’s interpretation of the disparate impact standard, Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson said certain banks should rejoin the FHA’s housing program. The post HUD Responds to Fair Housing Act Criticisms appeared first on DSNews.

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Maxine Waters Opposes Proposal to Alter Fair Housing Act

The Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee said the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ability to carry out its mission would be “seriously compromised” if it moves forward with the proposed changes to the disparate impact standard. The post Maxine Waters Opposes Proposal to Alter Fair Housing Act appeared first on DSNews.

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