On October 22, 2020, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California, and BLDS, LLC filed a federal lawsuit to challenge HUD’s new “disparate impact” rule. In a separate case filed by the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center, et al. dealing with similar issues, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued a nationwide preliminary injunction on October 26, 2020, blocking HUD’s new rule. Scroll down for more updates about HUD’s attempt to gut this longstanding fair housing protection and our ongoing fight to ensure equal housing opportunity for all.