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[HUD v. Rucker] U.S. Supreme Court Held Housing Authorities have Discretion to Terminate a Lease when Someone Engages in Drug-Related Activity (2002)

  • Organization: US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
  • Document Type: Case law/admin decisions
  • Date Created: Tuesday, April 25, 2006
  • Submitted: Tuesday, April 25, 2006
  • Attachment(s): LINK

Link to Findlaw full text of  HUD v. Rucker, the March 26, 2002 U.S. Supreme Court Decision holding that Section 1437d(l)(6)'s plain language unambiguously requires lease terms that give local public housing authorities the discretion to terminate the lease of a tenant when a member of the household or a guest engages in drug-related activity, regardless of whether the tenant knew, or should have known, of the drug-related activity.

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