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HUD Calls for Public Comment on ‘Disparate Impact’

HUD has announced it will be seeking public comment on whether its 2013 Disparate Impact Regulation is consistent with a more recent 2015 Supreme Court ruling that clarifies liability as it pertains to disparate impact claims. "HUD remains committed to ...

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Wells Fargo Settles With HUD Over Maternity Leave Discrimination Complaints

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the largest provider of residential mortgage loans in the nation, to resolve allegations that Wells Fargo discriminated against women who were either pregnant or on maternity leave, HUD announced Thursday.

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U.S. Bank, HUD Settle Discrimination Allegations

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U.S. Bank has reached a settlement with a housing regulator over allegations the bank discriminated against a Native American couple in denying them a refinance. In a complaint filed with HUD, the couple alleged U.S. Bank and its appraiser, Red Sky Risk Services, turned down their refinance application last year, informing them that the bank couldn't make the loan because their property was located on a reservation and could not be appraised.

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New Jersey Lender Settles Complaint

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New Jersey-based nationwide residential lender Freedom Mortgage Corporation agreed to pay $104,000 in a discrimination settlement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD announced on August 13.

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