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Clients rely on Leigh’s counsel to guide them through the complex issues that arise in the financing, development, and operation of affordable multifamily housing.

Please join Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and his colleagues Lori Sommerfield and Leigh Poltrock as they discuss HUD’s ever-changing disparate impact rule. Topics include an analysis of the rule’s many versions over the last 10 years, HUD’s reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 Inclusive Communities decision, what we should expect from an enforcement and litigation standpoint, and what industry participants should do in light of these developments.

On March 17, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is rescinding its 2020 rule governing Fair Housing Act (FHA) disparate impact claims and restoring its 2013 discriminatory effects rule on the basis that it believes the 2013 rule is more consistent with how the FHA has been applied in