In a case that has been percolating for over 14 years, the federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals concluded last month that the Village of Garden City, New York engaged in racial discrimination in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) as a result of unlawful zoning practices.  The Second Circuit’s decision came in

For the second time in two years, a negotiated settlement will prevent the U.S. Supreme Court from deciding the validity of disparate impact claims under the Federal Fair Housing Act.  The governing body of Mount Holly Township, New Jersey, voted November 13 to approve an out-of-court settlement in the case of Township of Mount Holly