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Bill Would Exempt Condominiums from Certain ILSFDA Requirements

On September 26, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2600, which would exempt the sale and lease of condominium units from certain requirements of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSFDA). The...more

Condo Developers May Be Getting Relief From Washington

The House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress, in a surprising nonpartisan move, passed H.R. 2600 on September 26, 2013. This bill, submitted by New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, exempts developers of condominiums...more

Second Circuit ILSA decision follows CFPB position

The decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Berlin v. Renaissance Rental Partners, LLC issued on May 6 represents a win for the CFPB’s amicus program. At the court’s invitation, the CFPB filed a letter...more

CFPB files amicus brief in Second Circuit ILSA case

On March 12, 2013, the CFPB filed a new amicus brief supporting the consumer/appellee’s position that the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA) applies to condominium units, even where the unit does not also...more

InfoBytes Special Alert: Detailed Analysis Of CFPB's Final Escrow Rule

On January 10, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its final rule on escrow account requirements for first-lien higher-priced mortgage loans. The rule amends existing escrow requirements and exemptions for...more

United States Aims To Limit Risky Mortgages

Following on the heels of Canada’s tightening of the mortgage and lending landscape, the United States has announced a new rule aimed at preventing consumers from taking on high-risk loans....more

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