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Fair Housing

Fair housing compliance is of utmost importance to CCRCs. LeadingAge's legal team tracks fair housing cases to make sure you know the most current information about compliance and enforcement. For more information, contact Cory Kallheim.

We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our fair housing content.


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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Disparate Impact Claims Under the Fair Housing Act

In a recent 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The Court, however, placed limitations on its application in practice that may give some comfort to wary providers.

Recent Consent Order Provides Guidance on CCRC Dining Room and Mobility Device Policies

A recent consent order between the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and a Virginia continuing care retirement community (CCRC) provides guidance on what senor living communities need to consider when drafting dining room policies as well as policies regulating the use of motorized wheelchairs and scooters.

Private Market Struggles to Provide Decent Affordable Housing

For the first time, more than half of all U.S. renters spend more than 30% of their income on rent, according to a new report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. And, more than ever before, the private market struggles to provide decent housing that is affordable for people of even modest means.