Items Tagged with 'violations'


  • New Orleans cracks down on Airbnb rentals

    Sent out more than 400 notices
    New Orleans is cracking down on its Airbnb rentals as it sent out more than 400 notices to 382 properties. However, cracking down is turning out to be difficult, and the coming week will bring more changes to the city’s procedures.
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  • CFPB Set to Assume RESPA Violation Cases

    Following two major settlements related to RESPA violations, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will transfer more than 1,500 open cases to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) with their official launch next week. The two settlements focused on improper payments or kickbacks paid by companies in exchange for referrals in direct violation of RESPA rules.  HUD reached settlement agreements with Fidelity National Financial settled for $4.5 million, followed by a $3.1 million settlement with Prospect Mortgage. The transfer of the open cases will include the transfer of 37 HUD employees to the CFPB when the new agency
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