On March 29, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released two important implementation tools that may help mortgage servicers ensure
A federal judge in Texas has invalidated a Department of Labor rule that would have made more than 4 million “white collar” workers eligible for
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently issued a proposed rule regarding integrated disclosure for mortgage transactions and, more recently
A condominium association's governing documents in conjunction with Section 718.116, Florida Statutes, are the genesis of the condominium
The B.C. Ministry of the Environment (the "ministry") plans to update some aspects of B.C.'s contaminated sites legal regime under the Environmental
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is preparing an industry-wide review of tax-exempt organizations that are engaged in mortgage foreclosure
This is a pivotal time for nonprofit providers of housing counseling and related services. The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") has begun to focus on
Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service’s (“IRS”) Exempt Organizations (“EO”) division unveiled its annual work plan.
While those with a sweet tooth may think of Fannie May as the Chicago-based chocolate company, Fannie Mae has only brought heartburn to Michigan as Fannie and Freddie Mac claimed a federal exemption from the Michigan real estate transfer tax as to the sale of foreclosed properties costing Michigan millions of dollars in lost tax revenues.
Potential lender liability for contamination of foreclosed properties has been known for decades, and has been addressed by specific provisions in the federal Superfund law, among others.