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Trump administration proposes new housing discrimination standard

Ben Bradford Aug 19, 2019
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A house for sale in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Trump administration proposes new housing discrimination standard

Ben Bradford Aug 19, 2019
A house for sale in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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The Trump administration is proposing a change that would set a higher bar to file civil rights lawsuits in cases of housing discrimination. Developers and governments can be held liable if a policy has even an unintentional discriminatory effect. The administration and civil rights groups are at odds over how much it takes to prove that discrimination.

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