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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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Cordray to Testify Regarding Allegations of Discrimination at CFPB

As part of its continuing effort to address nagging allegations of discrimination and subsequent backlash against whistleblowers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will on Wednesday hear testimony from CFPB director Richard Cordray. ...

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Cyprexx Responds to Discrimination Complaint

This week, Cyprexx Services became the latest company to come under fire from the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA). The group announced on Tuesday that they would be filing a complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, accusing ...

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HUD Settles Discrimination Complaint

HUD announced the latest development in its effort to crack down on discriminatory housing practices Thursday. The department reached a settlement agreement in cooperation with the Connecticut Fair Housing Center (CFHC) with respondents Lil-1 Associates, AllPoints Realty and realtor Lillian Polak stemming from allegations that they published discriminatory listings and advertisements for condominiums stating that children were not permitted in the units, in violation of federal law.

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