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California court holds HOBR allows borrowers to be paid attorney fees for preliminary injunction
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The Court of Appeal of the State of California, Third District, recently vacated a trial court order denying two borrowers' motion for attorney fees


Disparate impact doctrine survives Supreme Court review
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

After years of debate and false starts, the Supreme Court has held that the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) permits disparate impact claims. In Texas


Supreme Court recognizes disparate impact under Fair Housing Act
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that disparate impact claims are available under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). In a 5-4 decision, a deeply divided


Eighth Circuit upholds district court’s dismissal of Missouri Second Mortgage Loan Act class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In Thomas v. U.S. Bank National Association et al., No. 14-2265 (8th Cir. June 18, 2015), the Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's order


Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.: Fair Housing Act disparate-impact liability
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Today in Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., No. 13-1371, the Supreme Court held that the Fair


Supreme Court upholds disparate-impact claims under the FHA, but recognizes important limitations to protect defendants from abuse
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

In a 5-4 opinion issued earlier today, the Supreme Court held that disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”). Texas


Nevada HOA foreclosures cannot extinguish deeds of trust held by Fannie Mae, holds U.S. district court
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada issued an important ruling concerning the litigation over whether homeowners'


Supreme Court allows disparate-impact claims under the Fair Housing Act
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The Supreme Court held today that the Fair Housing Act (FHA) not only prohibits intentional discrimination, but also establishes liability for


U.S. Supreme Court upholds use of disparate impact claims in fair lending enforcement
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The US Supreme Court finally weighed in today on whether the disparate impact theory may be used to prove housing discrimination and ruled that such


New Florida law regarding post-foreclosure tenant protections
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Lenders in Florida should take note of new statutory protections for residential tenants, which may delay the lender's ability to take possession