Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

One and Ken Valley Housing Group v. Maine State Housing Authority

Petition for certiorari denied on January 13, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-246 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a housing authority, in administering contracts under the federal Section 8 program for low income housing, may deny to participating landlords an annual adjustment in reimbursable rental rates because the owner did not produce a supporting “market comparability study”—when those contracts and federal law require that an adjustment is “automatic” unless the authority produces a supporting market study and affirmatively “determine[s]” on that basis that an adjustment is unwarranted.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 20 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 23, 2013)
Sep 17 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 23, 2013, for all respondents.
Oct 16 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 22, 2013, for all respondents.
Nov 19 2013Brief of respondent Maine State Housing Authority in opposition filed.
Nov 22 2013Brief of Federal Respondent in opposition filed.
Dec 6 2013Reply of petitioners One and Ken Valley Housing Group, et al. filed.
Dec 11 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 13 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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