How Communities Successfully Defend Fair Housing Claims in Court
In this special issue of the COACH, we look at several court decisions released this year involving fair housing claims. Often, the media reports reflect only bad news: Communities forced to shell out hefty cash payments in damages, penalties, or settlements to resolve allegations of fair housing violations. But those reports tell only half the story. Though it rarely makes the news, communities can—and often do—win court battles to defend themselves against fair housing claims.