Locke Lord Partner John Houlihan
authored an article in FC&S Legal examining the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, which held that plaintiffs may rely on a disparate impact theory to establish a violation of the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”). Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc
., 135 S. Ct. 2507 (2015). Houlihan and Ripple discuss what this decision means for underwriting policies and procedures today.
The full article is available here.