Supreme Court to decide if the Fair Housing Act allows disparate impact claims

October 02, 2014 | By RALPH KASARDA

Today the Supreme Court announced it would accept review in the case Texas Dept. of Hous. & Community  Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project on the one issue that has escaped resolution by the Court twice before. That issue is:  Are disparate-impact claims cognizable under the Fair Housing Act? The Court has twice granted certiorari to ad ...