Challenge to housing authority’s alleged failure to make project-based voucher program equally available to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Ongoing lawsuit challenging the failure of HUD to enforce funding and other sanctions against the City of Houston, despite its knowledge that Houston was not in compliance with its civil rights obligations.
Litigation brought on behalf of an organization and two individuals against HUD challenging its delay of the Small Area Fair Market Rent pilot program, allowing poor families in major markets around the country to immediately use rental subsidies to move to higher-opportunity areas.
S. Pratt, Fair Housing Act at Fifty, 53 U. Rich. L.R. 1021 (2019)
S. Pratt, Civil Rights Strategies to Increase Mobility, Yale Law Journal Forum (2017)
S. Pratt, Exclusionary Zoning in the Spotlight, Federal Bar Association's Civil Rights Insider (Fall 2017)
R. Schwemm & S. Pratt, Disparate Impact under the Fair Housing Act: A Proposed Approach (2010)
S. Pratt & M. Allen, Addressing Community Opposition to Affordable Housing Development: A Fair Housing Toolkit, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (2004)
S. Pratt, M. Allen, and B. Milstein, “Reconstructing Fair Housing,” National Council on Disability (2001).
“Damages for Embarrassment and Humiliation in Housing Discrimination Cases,” Ky. Comm. on Human Rts. (1983).
In the Media
- Sojourners, 03.18.2019
- House panel hearing is Tuesday on HUD's failed oversight of Cairo public housing ... and HUD wasn't invitedThe Southern Illinoisan, 09.22.2018
J.D., University of Arizona
B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College
- District of Columbia