Effective July 1, 2015, voting and the conduct of elections in resident owned communities in Florida may be done electronically.
Reed v. Town of Gilbert, No 13502, June 18, 2015, involved one of 25 exemptions to Respondent’s general requirement that a sign permit be secured to display a sign. Those exemptions are based on the content of the sign.
Question: I requested that my homeowners’ association send me a copy of the association’s contract with the pool cleaning company. I sent this request via certified mail, but the association has refused to send me a copy.
Supreme Court Upholds Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fair Housing Act, but Also Stresses the Theory’s Limitations
On June 25, 2015, a 5-4 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) permits discrimination claims brought under a disparate impact theory of liability.
The U.S. Supreme Court Decides 5-4: Disparate-impact Liability is Cognizable Under the Fair Housing Act
In a 5-4 decision today, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized that disparate-impact claims maintain adjudication viability under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).
In a decision certain to have major repercussions for the banking industry, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the use of disparate impact theories of liability – that is, suits that claim a law or practice has a discriminatory effect, even absent showing of any discriminatory intent – under the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits various forms of discrimination in housing.
Can enforcement of a rule, regulation, practice or procedure that is completely neutral on its face create liability for discrimination?
Today, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court made clear that disparate impact discrimination claims are cognizable under the Federal Housing Act (“FHA”) despite the lack of explicit language authorizing such a cause of action.
The US Supreme Court finally weighed in today on whether the disparate impact theory may be used to prove housing discrimination and ruled that such claims are viable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).