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May 22, 2015

Friday’s Government Reports Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

HUD released “Effect of QAP Incentives on the Location of LIHTC Properties” which examined the patterns of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) developments. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) releases its report on the status of the Community Development Capital … Continue reading

May 20, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Rights at Risk in Privatized Public Housing, by Jaime Lee, Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 50, 2015, pp. 759-801. Making Firms Liable for Consumers’ Mistaken Beliefs: Theoretical Model and Empirical Applications to the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Card Markets, by Alexei … Continue reading

May 18, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has ordered Goldman Sachs to pay National Australia Bank $100 million over $80 million in collateralized debt obligations. US Bank escapes liability under the False Claims Acts for filing FHA insurance claims without complying … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Section 1031 Exchanges: Death of a Related-Party Exchange – Did ‘Butler’ Do It?, by Bradley T. Borden & Alan S. Lederman, Daily Tax Report Journal, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2015. The Future of Fannie and Freddie, by Mark A. Calabria, … Continue reading

May 11, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

The United States Supreme Court holds that debtors do not have an absolute right to appeal a denial of a proposed bankruptcy plan (mentioned in April 6 post). Maryland federal judge approves settlement between CFPB and Genuine Title and participants … Continue reading

May 8, 2015

Friday’s Government Reports Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

CFPB releases its 2014 Fair Lending Report, discussing its fair lending acts over the past year. It shows that the CFPB required institutions to provide over $224 million in remediation in 2014. A S. Census Bureau paper examines the effects … Continue reading

May 6, 2015

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Beyond Disparate Impact: How the Fair Housing Movement Can Move On, by Rigel Christine Oliveri, Washburn Law Journal, Forthcoming, Crowding Out Effects of Refinancing on New Purchase Mortgages, by Steven A. Sharpe & Shane M. Sherlund, FEDS Working Paper No. … Continue reading