Fair lending, selling homes or renting apartments are subject to numerous and complex statutes and regulations that impose significant requirements on lenders, real estate agents, rental management companies and attorneys representing these housing providers. The failure to comply with such complex statutes and regulations, or the failure to adequately monitor these activities, can expose a lender or housing provider to significant liability and lost profits.
This seminar will identify the regulations and statutes that are frequently violated, and offer practical solutions to make compliance and monitoring less onerous. This seminar will look at compliance and monitoring issues under the Fair Housing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, the Real Estate Procedures Act, Regulation Z and the Truth in Lending Act, predatory lending and equal access insurance problems. This seminar is designed to provide attendees with the necessary tools to comply with such laws and regulations.
- How does the decision in Meyer vs. Holley impact liability for damages of real estate brokers, lenders, apartment owners or insurance companies?
- Can credit scoring models result in lawsuits against banks and insurance companies for racial or ethnic discrimination?
- How can being a member of an AfBA result in violations of the anti-kickback prohibitions under RESPA?
- Predatory lending - What is it? How can you limit possible liability exposure?
- Updates on ECOA, Fair Housing, HMDA and homeowner insurance discrimination
- New apartment or condo construction that are mandated for accessibility
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Equal Credit Opportunity Act And Regulation B
A. Discrimination Prohibition
B. Appraisal Rules
C. Credit Application Disclosures
D. Signature Rules
E. Notice Requirements
F. Recent Trends And Updates
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
II. Predatory Lending
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
III. Fair Housing Act
A. What Is Prohibited?
B. Reporting Requirements
C. Recent Trends And Updates
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
IV. Questions And Answers
10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
V. Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
A. Reporting Requirements
B. Disclosure Requirements
C. Recent Trends And Updates
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
VI. Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
A. Timing Of Disclosures
B. Recent Trends And Updates
C. Closing Documents
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VII. Ethical Issues Between Lawyers And Lenders
A. Referral Fees
B. Unauthorized Practice Of Law
2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
VIII. Property And Casualty Insurance Discrimination
A. Federal Fair Housing Act
B. HUD Regulations
C. Case Law
D. Redlining New Trends And Cases
E. Disability Discrimination: Insurance Issues With Group Homes
F. Credit Scoring And Homeowner Insurance Availability
G. New Cases
3:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IX. Equal Housing Issues In Selling And Renting
A. Liability Issues After Holley v. Meyer – U.S. Supreme Court Decision
B. Discrimination Against Families With Children
C. Accessibility Issues In New Apartment And Condo Construction
D. New Cases