Galveston dangerously close to possible Fair Housing enforcement

It appears the federal government might be running out of patience with the city of Galveston.

Mayor Joe Jaworski said a federal official told him Tuesday the city could expect some kind of enforcement action if the city council passed a resolution designed to block the Galveston Housing Authority’s plans for mixed-income housing.

So, what exactly does enforcement action mean?

What it could mean is a trip to federal court to argue whether or not the city is complying with the Fair Housing Act — and the spigot of federal disaster relief funds turned off in the meantime while the court decides.

Read more at Island dangerously close to a possible enforcement – The Daily News.

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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