By Aaron Blumer Nov 01 2018 Clergy Housing AllowancePastorsChurch Finance"This time, the trial court . . . declared the housing allowance unconstitutional. This ruling has been appealed, and arguments are currently being made before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago." - GARBC.org 699 reads There is 1 Comment As I understand the situation Rob Fall - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 6:34pm the clergy carve out is there for the same reason as firefighters' and military on-site housing is not taxed. Hoping to shed more light than heat..