Supreme Court Decision Could Be Crucial to Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors

several hands of different races reach up towards an extended hand. The palms have words written on them, including:

“This concept – evicting victims of domestic violence because of the abuse they face is not only wrong but illegal – should not be controversial. The courts and the federal government agree, having repeatedly found that the Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination against survivors of domestic violence because of its “disparate impact” on women.”

Read Michaela Wallin’s piece, posted on the American Civil Liberties Union’s blog, about how disparate impact affects the fair housing rights of domestic abuse survivors

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