November 4, 2014
by Ashley Hogan
A federal judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday struck down the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing discrimination rule which was designed to make it easier for plaintiffs to file allegations of housing discrimination. The rule, issued in ...[read more]
October 15, 2012
by Kyle Webster
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Monday filed a lawsuit against Morgan Stanley over allegedly discriminatory practices leading up to the housing crisis of 2008. According to the ACLU, between 2004 and 2007 Morgan Stanley and its affiliates, including New Century Mortgage Company, ...[read more]
April 6, 2012
by Jerry Votava
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia has approved a $25 billion settlement agreement to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses. The settlement was between US Attorney General Eric Holder, along with Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary ...[read more]
March 13, 2012
by Andrea Bottorff
The US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and 49 state attorneys general on Monday filed in federal court a proposed $25 billion settlement agreement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure ...[read more]
February 9, 2012
by Jamie Reese
US Attorney General Eric Holder, along with Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and 49 state attorneys general announced Thursday that a $25 billion agreement was reached with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and ...[read more]
November 28, 2011
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in two cases. In First American Financial Corp v. Edwards, the court heard arguments on whether a plaintiff has standing to sue, on behalf of a nationwide class, claiming a real estate company violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of ...[read more]
June 27, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
On June 27, 1934, the National Housing Act created the Federal Housing Administration (now part of HUD), which put the power of the federal government behind home financing, helping to make home ownership a reality for tens of millions of Americans and powering the residential real estate ...[read more]
June 27, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On June 27, 1934, the National Housing Act created the Federal Housing Administration (now part of HUD), which put the power of the federal government behind home financing, helping to make home ownership a reality for tens of millions of Americans and powering the residential real estate ...[read more]
November 30, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) has filed a federal civil rights complaint with the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (FHEO) claiming that two leading credit rating agencies, Moody's Investor Services and Fi... ...[read more]

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.