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Court tosses HUD's disparate impact rule: is protection for lenders from disparate impact claims on the horizon?

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

Since the 1970s, courts have routinely held that the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq., may remedy housing discrimination proven through use

Special alert: federal court vacates HUD’s disparate impact rule

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

Today, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated HUD’s Disparate Impact Rule under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The court

Freddie Mac’s index shows housing market improvement

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2014

According to Freddie Mac, things are looking up for the South Florida housing market. The August Multi-Indicator Market Index (MIMI) ratings

New York appeals court clarifies law on out-of-state affidavits

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2014

Recently, the New York Appellate Division held an affidavit supporting an Oklahoma bank’s motion to foreclose a New York mortgage conformed to New

Ohio appeals court rules documents flawed, reverses previous foreclosure judgment

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2014

On October 22, the Ninth District Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment decision allowing a trust unit of a bank to foreclose on a home. In

Proposed rulemaking under the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

On October 24, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Farm Credit Administration, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Loan officer’s statements about lien priority in home mortgage transaction do not give rise to borrower’s claims for breach of fiduciary duty and negligent misrepresentation against lender

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently analyzed whether a loan officer owes a borrower a fiduciary duty in a home mortgage transaction. Dallaire v

Massachusetts suit against Fannie and Freddie dismissed

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

On October 21, a federal judge dismissed the claims brought by the State AG that the GSEs violated state law by putting limits on the sale of pre- and

CFPB takes first action enforcing new mortgage servicing rules

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

In its first action alleging violations of the new mortgage servicing rules, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ordered Flagstar Bank to

Editorial: Court gives nod to 1932 Florida Supreme Court case, blocking developers’ ability to avoid additional payments

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

We are often asked when representing a client in defense of a claim whether the client could avoid the liability asserted by the claimant by