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Supreme Court Ready to Hear 2 Important Cases

Filed in Land Development, Legal by on September 28, 2018 1 Comment
Supreme Court Ready to Hear 2 Important Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court starts a new term on Monday, Oct. 1 with two cases that home builders have been following closely.

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Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

Filed in Environmental, Housing Finance, Leadership, Legal by on July 11, 2018 18 Comments
Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

As legal pundits and news outlets pour over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s extensive judicial record to learn more about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, members need only turn to the multiple NAHB court cases over which Kavanaugh has presided at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to get a fuller picture.

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NAHB Supports Trump Pick for Supreme Court

Filed in Legal by on July 9, 2018 3 Comments
NAHB Supports Trump Pick for Supreme Court

President Trump this evening announced his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Following the announcement, NAHB Chairman Randy Noel issued a brief statement in support of the president’s nominee to the highest court in the land.

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SCOTUS Moves Forward with WOTUS Jurisdictional Case

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on April 3, 2017 2 Comments
SCOTUS Moves Forward with WOTUS Jurisdictional Case

The Supreme Court today refused to dismiss a case on whether a challenge to the waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule should first go through district courts or be brought straight to the court of appeals.

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U.S. Supreme Court Stays EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
U.S. Supreme Court Stays EPA’s Clean Power Plan

In a highly unusual move, the U.S. Supreme Court last night halted implementation of the Clean Power Plan Rule, which requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emission from power plants located within their borders.

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Supreme Court Tells EPA to Consider Costs of Clean Air Act Regulation

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on June 30, 2015 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wrongly chose to ignore the costs of a regulation when it promulgated a rule that would have cost $9.6 billion to implement, and deliver only $4-6 million in benefits.

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Raisin Takings Case: Good News from the Grapevine

Filed in Legal by on June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Raisin Takings Case: Good News from the Grapevine

On June 22, the United States Supreme Court decided an important case in favor of private property rights. In the case of Horne v. Department of Agriculture, the court decided that a physical taking of personal property receives the same Fifth Amendment protection as a physical taking of real property.

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Supreme Court Reaffirms Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court Reaffirms Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court upholds health care subsidies, ensuring that the Affordable Care Act will survive.

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Supreme Court Recognizes Disparate Impact Housing Claims

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on June 25, 2015 1 Comment
Supreme Court Recognizes Disparate Impact Housing Claims

In a 5 to 4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that Fair Housing Act liability can be proven without the need to show intentional discrimination.

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Developers Await ‘Disparate Impact’ Decision

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal, Multifamily by on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Developers Await ‘Disparate Impact’ Decision

NAHB members are awaiting a decision from the United States Supreme Court, which on Jan. 21 heard oral argument in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project. At its heart, the issue in this case is whether disparate impact exists under the Fair Housing Act.

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