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Why Would HUD Gut Its Own Disparate Impact Rule?

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
By Charlene Crowell | Special to The Informer

Whatever happened to the American dream of owning a home and giving your children a better life than you experienced as a child? Is this “dream” being deferred or denied? In 2019, these questions are as timely as they are timeless. Beyond rising housing costs for would-be buyers and renters alike, serious doubts are emerging about the nation’s commitment to the letter and spirit of fair housing laws, related enforcement, and regulations supporting both.