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U.S. Supreme Court finds disparate impact claims cognizable under FHA
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

This case arose from a dispute regarding where housing for low-income persons should be constructed in Dallas, Texasthat is, whether low-income


U.S. Supreme Court decides Fair Housing Act allows disparate-impact claims
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. v. Inclusive Communities Project


(US) it’s that time of the year ; Pennsylvania real property assessments are on the horizon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

It's that time of year again, as Pennsylvania real property tax assessments will soon be upon us. It is important that property owners do not take an


Housing discrimination claims given boost by Supreme Court
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Today, by a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) encompasses claims of disparate-impact discrimination. This


It’s that time of the year; PA real property assessments are on the horizon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

It's that time of year again, as the Pennsylvania real property tax assessment will soon be upon us. It is important that property owners do not take


What Indianapolis can learn about tax increment financing from Nashville, the nation's newest $100 billion city
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

You must certainly be aware of Nashville's unique and bustling music scene. You are also likely familiar with its plethora of higher education


City ALJ upholds city’s application of step transaction doctrine under real property transfer tax
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

In an issue of first impression under the New York City real property transfer tax, an Administrative Law Judge has upheld the taxation of a transfer


Spot assessment stricken
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

A divided panel of The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania held that a reassessment of property upon the expiration of a KOZ abatement was an unlawful


Sometimes it pays to be a "control" freak: avoiding Maryland's transfer tax trap
  • Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

Most property owners are aware that transfer and recordation taxes must be paid when real estate is bought or sold. Such taxes are generally imposed


Washington court rules property tax incentive benefitting Indian tribes is unconstitutional
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Agreements for payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs or PILTs) are used frequently by local governments to incentivize private investment in facilities