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U.S. Supreme Court makes it harder for cities to block group homes in single-family neighborhoods

Topic: 
ZONING--GROUP HOMES
Publisher/Date: 
1995
Note: 
In McQuillin Municipal Law Report--no. 6 (June 1995)
Summary: 
In a 6 - 3 decision which favored group homes for the disabled, the United States Supreme Court decided that a city's zoning code provision describing who may compose a "family" was not a restriction exempt from Fair Housing Act scrutiny.