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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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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.

Disparate Impact - A Question that May Never Be Settled

Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take on a case to resolve a fundamental question about the Fair Housing Act that it has never answered: Can you be found guilty of racial discrimination if you have not engaged in racial discrimination? Just a couple weeks before the court was to hear arguments on this question, members of Congress announced plans to conduct a hearing on disparate impact theory. Then came news that plaintiffs had settled their case.