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  • Airbnb sues New York City over new host data law

    Law could cut city’s Airbnb revenue in half
    Airbnb is suing New York City over a recently passed law that forces the company to reveal hosts’ data, saying this law violates users privacy rights. New York recently passed new legislation that is designed to target illegal short-term rental activity but is slated to slash Airbnb’s New York booking revenue in half. But now the short-term rental company is fighting back.
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  • FHFA employee files lawsuit against agency for $1 million

    Claims pay discrimination after unwanted sexual advances
    Monday, the FHFA employee who claims she was sexually harassed by FHFA Director Mel Watt filed a lawsuit against the agency for $1 million. In the lawsuit, FHFA employee Simone Grimes claims the agency paid her less than the man who held her position before her because she refused sexual advances from Watt.
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  • Fisticuffs in Beverly Hills: Mom-and-pop multifamily vs. regulations

    The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles is challenging Beverly Hills in court
    The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Beverly Hills on behalf of apartment tenants and owners seeking relief from the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance. The crux of the case is what the plaintiffs feel is an unnecessary regulatory burden on mom-and-pop owner/operators.
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  • San Diego Homeowners Association wins $2.9M construction defect lawsuit

    HOA locks down a $2.975 million settlement for the homeowners association
    The San Diego Homeowners Association was awarded $2.975 million in damages from a construction defect suit. The Naumann Law Firm filed the lawsuit in the San Diego County Superior Court on behalf of the homeowners association against the unnamed developer of a 230-unit condominium built between 2004 to 2005.
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  • Latest Wells Fargo scandal emerges in mortgage department

    Officials accused of making unauthorized changes to home loans
    A new scandal may be emerging at Wells Fargo even before the flames burn out on the fake accounts scandal. While the bank denies the claims, lawsuits are popping up all over the U.S. The latest scandal claims the bank made unauthorized changes in the mortgage department.
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  • Wells Fargo reaches $110 million class action settlement over fake accounts

    Settlement will cover anyone who had account falsely opened in their name
    The fallout from Wells Fargo's fake account fiasco is far from over, as the bank announced late Tuesday that it reached a $110 million settlement in a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of the bank’s customers who had a fake account opened in their name. Click the headline to read more about the settlement.
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