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Supreme Court: Texas Reinforced Segregated Housing

Jun 25, 2015
Supreme Court of The United States

The biggest federal housing subsidy program in Texas — which awarded $9.7 billion in tax credits from 1990 to 2011 — effectively has been reinforcing segregated housing, the U.S. Supreme Court found Thursday.

Special to KERA News/Nicole LeBlanc

Update: Civil rights advocates say a Texas case that came before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday could weaken the Fair Housing Act of 1968