This note will begin with an examination of the Edmond Court's reasoning, and follow with a brief discussion of Oxford House and the FHA. Next, the important role Oxford House has played in challenging discriminatory housing practices will be summarized. This note will then examine the Congressional intent behind the FHA, concluding with a brief exploration of the national impact this decision may have on handicapped persons and local ordinances.
Michelle R.K. Todus,
City of Edmonds v. Oxford House, Inc.: Opening Doors to Housing for Handicapped Persons, 26 Golden Gate U. L. Rev.