Tag: fair housing act

Developers Await ‘Disparate Impact’ Decision

Filed in Codes and Standards, 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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News You Can Use on Drywall, Risk Management

Filed in Codes and Standards, Legal by on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
News You Can Use on Drywall, Risk Management

The latest issue of NAHB’s popular Construction Liability and Risk Management Update  features a report on a  government study that found a link between  drywall imported from China and human health. Other articles focus on: Litigation involving air conditioning units and defective evaporator coils. Insurance coverage cases,  including a disturbing trend involving the “contractual liability” exclusion. […]

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