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Texas Disparate Impact case to go before Supreme Court in early 2015

The implications of this case are significant; housing providers and government jurisdictions involved in housing or allocation or federal housing and related resources should pay close attention.

http://www.ballardspahr.com/alertspublications/legalalerts/2014-10-02-third-times-the-charm-supreme-court-agrees-again-to-hear-fha-disparate-impact-case

Idaho County Level Demographic and Housing Data Sheets

We hope to update and expand these resources to be more useful to local and state policy makers and housing stakeholders. This data can help inform a larger statewide housing needs assessment and resource allocation process.

County data sets for demographics, poverty and housing/transportation cost burden.
Idaho County Demographic and Housing Data V2 PDF 

Conducting a local housing needs assessment: terms and concepts
Needs Assessment_Housing Plan 9_12

Current perception and attitudes towards U.S. housing market
MacArthur Foundation “How Housing Matters” study April 2014

J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation study
Economic and household income projections for Idaho

Cost burden maps from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

DOJ close to $850K settlement in Ohio discrimination case

Massillon, Ohio Landlords John and Mary Ruth have agreed to an $850,000 settlement in a case alleging that the Ruths had discriminated against (and had instructed employees to discriminate against) African Americans and families with children.

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