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Banking Committee begins Housing Finance Reform

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2013

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs began its consideration of housing finance reform with a hearing entitled

City attempting to seize underwater mortgages via eminent domain: constitutional objections, potential investor losses

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

The City of Richmond, California has commenced the process for taking by eminent domain hundreds of notes secured by mortgages on underwater

House, Senate Committees hold separate hearings on housing finance reform

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2013

On March 19, the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee each held a hearing to review issues related to housing finance

Condemning municipalities not required to negotiate with mortgagees

  • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

In Borough of Merchantville v. Malik & Son, LLC (A-3745-11T4), decided on February 5, 2013 and approved for publication, the New Jersey Appellate

Kentucky county clerks cannot sue MERS for failure to record mortgage assignments, Sixth Circuit rules

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2013

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed the district court's dismissal of a putative class action filed against Mortgage

Dismissal of banks’ declaratory judgment action reversed and remanded

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2012

Starting over four years ago, the City of Cleveland has attempted to deal with its housing foreclosure crisis, in part, by bringing suit against numerous financial institutions whose subprime lending activities the City alleges have contributed to the crisis

Communities applying for demolition grant will get free technical assistance

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

The Ohio attorney general's office has contracted with Greater Ohio Policy Center and Thriving Communities Institute to "provide technical assistance to communities seeking to apply for a grant from the attorney general's $75 million 'Moving Ohio Forward' grant program" in the southern and northern halves of the state, respectively, Gongwer reports

Ohio public law update March 2012

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2012

The Local Government Innovation Program, which was established in the State Budget Bill signed by the governor on June 30, 2011, was amended by Substitute House Bill 371, effective March 22, 2012

D.C. Court of Appeals affirms dismissal of relator's complaint in ruling on a matter of first impression

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in United States ex rel. Batiste v. SLM Corporation, Civil Action No. 10-7140 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 4, 2011) affirmed the dismissal of a relator’s complaint based on an application of the first-filed provision of the FCA

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Transgender Rights Bill

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2011

On November 16, 2011, the Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill that would protect transgender people in Massachusetts from discrimination in employment, housing, mortgage loans and credit