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Housing Law Research: Judicial Decisions

This guide provides information on housing law and identifies pertinent print and online resources available through the NYU Law Library. Jurisdictions covered include federal and some NY and NYC law.

Judicial Opinions, Housing Law

A range of different courts could hear a case involving housing. For instance, state/local law courts often hear cases on landlord/tenant relations, while federal courts usually have jurisdiction over claims of housing discrimination and to disputes involving federally-funded affordable housing programs.

Below are links to a few limited sources offering judicial decisions relating to housing. However, these sources only present a very small slice of case law on these topics. Consult the box to the right for instruction on sources of case law and on case-finding strategies that can be used to locate additional case law .

Additional Instruction on Case Law Research

Below are links to sources offering instruction on case law research.

Fair Housing Settlement Database