Tag Archives: Eric Halperin

SCOTUS on fair housing

Affordable (fair) housing is in the news all around the state, and especially in Princeton. Here are guidelines, set out by the Supreme Court

Not In Our Town Princeton

The four things we need to know about this week’s Supreme Court decision, a blog post by Eric Halperin and Deidre Swesnik of the Open Society Foundation

1. The court recognized that unconscious or implicit bias is a form of intentional discrimination.

2. The FHA should be used to break down structural barriers to racial integration, not merely to prevent current discrimination

3. Where you live impacts the education you receive, how you are treated by the police, and your access to economic opportunity

4. The Court’s decision extends beyond segregation to our financial markets

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