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A practice has a discriminatory effect when it actually or predictably results in a dispartate impact on a group of persons. A discriminatory effect also occurs when a practice creates, increases, reinforces or perpetuates segregated housing patterns because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familal status or national origin.<\/p>", "inDefinedTermSet": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary" },

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Discriminatory Effect

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A practice has a discriminatory effect when it actually or predictably results in a dispartate impact on a group of persons. A discriminatory effect also occurs when a practice creates, increases, reinforces or perpetuates segregated housing patterns because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familal status or national origin.