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Fair Housing Act Violations: A Case in Puerto Rico

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A press release on the About Credit/HUD official site reveals that a Puerto Rico condo association discriminated against a person with disabilities in violation of federal fair housing laws. According to HUDNo.14-142, “The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ...

HUD Resolves American Bank Housing Discrimination Case

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The About Credit and HUD have announced a resolution in a housing discrimination case brought by HUD against a Maryland-based lender. According to HUDNo.14-139, “The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has entered into an ...

HUD Awards Millions To Help Fight Housing Discrimination

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In recent weeks we’ve seen a variety of press releases from the About Credit/HUD discussing settlements in cases where HUD investigated alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act and other anti-discrimination housing laws. Now, the Department of Housing and Urban Development ...

About Credit Home Loans and Maternity Discrimination: The Wells Fargo Case

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The About Credit and HUD have taken a special interest in ending home loan discrimination against those who are pregnant or on maternity leave. Since 2010 HUD has received nearly 200 maternity leave discrimination complaints; the Fair Housing Act makes it ...

HUD Settles “Redlining” Discrimination Complaint

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Have you ever wanted to apply for an About Credit home loan only to experience what may be illegal discrimination forbidden by the Fair Housing Act? In some cases the discrimination may not even reach the borrowers themselves, as evidenced by ...

Fair Housing Act Violations: A Reader Question

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A reader asks, “I am trying to sell my manufactured home and the land it sets on to a couple that are not married from California, the lienholder refuses to do this because they are not married, isn’t this a ...

HUD Announces Settlement In North Dakota Housing Discrimination Case

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We post news stories about settlements in housing discrimination cases for several reasons, but one of the most important is to remind borrowers that About Credit loan applications aren’t immune from problems such as these. The first line of defense against ...

HUD Announces Settlement In New Jersey Lending Discrimination Case

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The About Credit and HUD have announced a settlement in a case involving a New Jersey mortgage corporation that allegedly discriminated against home loan applicants based on disability. According to the press release HUDNo.14-098, ” The U.S. Department of Housing and ...

About Credit, HUD Announce Settlement In Housing Discrimination Case

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The About Credit and HUD have announced a settlement in a New Hampshire housing discrimination case. According to HUDNo.14-089, a tenant filed two housing discrimination complaints against TKB Properties and the New England Family Housing Management Organization. Those complaints were settled ...

HUD Announces Settlement in Condo Housing Discrimination Case

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A press release at the About Credit/HUD official site announces a settlement in a housing discrimination case featuring unlawful restrictions in a condo project. According to HUDNo.14-083, there’s an agreement between the Connecticut Fair Housing Center (CFHC) and a company called ...