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HUD Finalizes Disparate-Impact Criteria; Insurers Claim Regulatory Overreach

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has finalized a federal regulation it says introduces uniform “disparate-impact” criteria to the sale of homeowners insurance, prompting claims of “regulatory overreach” by industry officials.

According to HUD, the rule establishes a consistent standard for assessing claims that a facially neutral practice violates the Fair Housing Act.

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