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The federal government is appealing the Wisconsin District Court’s ruling that the housing exclusion regarding clergy-owned housing is unconstitutional. The appeal and decision relating to the appeal will play out over a number of months. Note: the Wisconsin court’s decision did not relate to church-provided housing.

Dan Busby is president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)—an accreditation organization that sets standards for governance, financial management, and fundraising/stewardship for churches and other nonprofits across the country.