Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Mt Holly Gardens v. Mt Holly Gardens Citizens.
The case background is set forth in our prior blogs, but, the property owners (through counsel South Jersey Legal Services) argue that the redevelopment of the Mount Holly Gardens violates the Constitution because the government relocation of residents after demolition of their garden apartments has a ‘disparate impact’ on minorities in violation of the Fair Housing Act and the Constitution.
We’ll keep you up to date on briefing and calendaring.
- Supreme Court Grants Cert on Disparate Impact Test (pubcit.typepad.com)
- US Supreme Court Set To Hear Mt. Holly Redevelopment-Discrimination Case (philadelphia.cbslocal.com)
- Supreme Court to hear NJ housing discrimination case (thegrio.com)
- U.S. Supreme Court will hear New Jersey housing discrimination case (oregonlive.com)