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HUD Title VIII Handbook: Chapter 2: Theories of Discrimination

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Date Published: November 1998

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This chapter explores the theories of discrimination: disparate treatment cases, disparate impact cases, single motive cases, mixed-motive cases, cases with direct evidence, and indirect evidence. This resource presents the analytical structure and proof necessary to establish or rebut each type of case.

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Foundational Resources: Fair Housing Laws and RegulationsFHAP IntakeFHAP InvestigationGuidance/HandbooksHistoric Foundation
Legal Theories and Concepts: Criminal Activities/BackgroundDesign and ConstructionDisparate ImpactDomestic ViolenceElements of ProofEmotional Support and Service AnimalsFirst AmendmentHOPA: Housing for Older Persons ActLand UseLead-Based PaintLEP: Limited English ProficiencyReasonable AccommodationsReasonable ModificationsSexual HarassmentVAWA: Violence Against Women Act
Protected Classes: Federal and Local: AgeColorDisabilityFamilial StatusNational Origin or AncestryRaceReligionSex, Sexual Orientation, and Gender IdentitySource of Income
Courses: Basics of Fair HousingFundamentals of Fair Housing – FHAP InvestigationFundamentals of Fair Housing – IntakeLitigating Fair Housing Cases


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