New York AG to SCOTUS: Uphold disparate impact in housing

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to begin hearing arguments on January 21 on whether or not "disparate impact" claims are allowed under the Fair Housing Act of 1968. For years, lower courts.

The city says it acted because it might have been vulnerable to claims that the exam had a “disparate impact” on minorities in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Decided on June 29, 2009. The.

Home remodeling activity continues ascension: BuildFax Remodeling Activity Declines.. an increase in home maintenance activities despite an overall housing slump in March.. on a national level "and estimates continue to climb." BuildFax also.

Harris was the attorney general for eight. practices that "had a disparate impact on minorities." Booker did in fact hire Garry McCarthy as director of the Newark Police Department, McCarthy was.

An important principle recognized by the Supreme Court is that the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits rental or other housing practices that have an improper disparate impact on racial and other minorities. june 25, 2015 – Today, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold the use of disparate impact as a legal argument in fair housing cases.

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman says he supports upholding disparate impact in the interpretation of the federal Fair Housing Act.Last year, he led a coalition of 16 other states in.

Missed payments on mortgages jump to 6.4 million in April  · Over $5.3 million was owed on the 87 foot warren s87 sports yacht named ‘Use’n’Too’, while $6.4 million was owed on the Italian-made helicopter, the court was told. Mr Groves co-founded the ABC Learning Centres empire that went into receivership.

New York AG to SCOTUS: Uphold disparate impact in housing The Supreme Court of the United States is hearing the case of Texas Dept. of Housing vs. Inclusive Communities Project, and while many in the industry welcome the expected rejection of disparate impact theory in housing, others oppose overturning its use.

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and massachusetts attorney general martha coakley led a coalition of 17 states in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court urging the court to uphold the longstanding interpretation of the federal Fair Housing Act that allows challenges to practices that have a "disparate impact" on protected groups, such as racial

Supreme Court Upholds Key Tool for Fighting Housing Bias Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT) — A group of 12 state attorneys general on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to preserve their right to bring disparate impact claims in housing.

Fitch Downgrades Four CMBS Transactions on Likely Default Ellie Mae announces layoffs of 10% of its staff United Wholesale Mortgage released its 3 Points video for April in which CEO Mat Ishbia started off by explaining the industry is taking the wrong approach toward helping veterans. Ishbia explained.

Other recent events have made the urgent need to act even more clear: In Staten Island, New York, a grand jury decided not to. the severity of criminal sentences, and the disparate impact many of.

New ECOA rule means collateral valuation pipelines may be leaking Another key to loan officer happiness with appraisal operations is a tight integration with your originator’s loan origination system (los) that will reduce errors and hassles from re-keying data, and lessen the work your production staff has to do to get the appraisal ordered.Kerri Ann Panchuk By Kerri Ann Panchuk New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against hsbc bank usa and its HSBC mortgage corp. division over allegations that the global bank is putting distressed borrowers more at risk by delaying state-mandated foreclosure settlement conferences. 61. Margaret Ann Young, Edmonton AB 23 62.