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Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development secretary, said the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule "impeded the development and rehabilitation of affordable housing." Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson faces a lawsuit over his agency's sidelining of a rule that is meant to prevent segregation in areas that receive federal housing funds. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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People walk in front of a Wells Fargo branch on Sept. 9, 2016 in Miami, Fla. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the city of Miami can sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America under the Fair Housing Act for damages caused by allegedly predatory and discriminatory lending practices. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators in Philadelphia in 2008 try to draw attention to the subprime mortgage crisis. Philadelphia is one of the cities backing Miami's efforts to sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Revisits 2008's Housing Collapse With Banking Test Cases

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