Devaluation of Nonwhite Community in Remedies for Subsidized Housing Discrimination

  title={Devaluation of Nonwhite Community in Remedies for Subsidized Housing Discrimination},
  author={Michael R. Tein},
  journal={University of Pennsylvania Law Review},
  • Michael R. Tein
  • Published 1992
  • Economics
  • University of Pennsylvania Law Review
This Comment argues that judicial treatment of discrimination in subsidized housing has not accorded proper respect to nonwhite community as a legitimate entity.' Unwarranted exercise ofjudicial restraint, despite a broad mandate from the Supreme Court,2 combined with the courts' binary understanding of the problem and its solution have resulted in an institutional failure to recognize discrimination in the remedial administration of federally assisted housing programs. 


39 (2d Cir. 1978), rev'dsub nom., Stryker's Bay Neighborhood Council v
  • 1980
See Stryker's Bay Neighborhood Council v
  • 1980
at 227 (quoting Kleppe v. Sierra Club, 427 U.S. 390, 410 n
  • 1976
See King, 464 F. Supp
    See id.; Farrell, supra note 139, at 567 (stating that King is an "example of judicial preference for integration over housing
      The proposed project was a 17-story high-rise for families to be built on Manhattan's Upper West Side in an area acknowledged as "an already concentrated group of low-income buildings
        and poverty-stricken than the proposed housing project
          at 843 (relating the Second Circuit's reasoning in Karlen)