Owner Can Let Section 8 HAP Contract Expire, Not Liable for Discrimination

Facts: Residents sued a Section 8 project owner in state court for discrimination under the theory of disparate impact liability. The owner decided not to renew participation in the project-based Section 8 subsidy program when it expired. Instead of continuing the project-based subsidy, the owner opted to accept Section 8 enhanced vouchers from the tenants, which enables the residents to continue living at the site with a rental subsidy.

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