Georgia Governor Gives Nod to Revised Predatory Lending Bill
- Lenders Look to Tennessee Model. Sichelman, Lew // National Mortgage News;5/12/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p1
Reports that Tennessee has acted most reasonably in addressing so-called predatory lending in the U.S. Creation of special joint committee to study laws and regulations; Restrictions on high-cost mortgages; List of the states that have enacted the most unworkable, far-reaching statutes aimed at...
- N.Y. City Council Approves Predator Ban. Bergquist, Erick // American Banker;9/26/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 185, p20
Reports on the approval of a bill by the New York City Council on September 25, 2002 that will prohibit the city from doing business with companies providing predatory services. Effect of the bill on the companies.
- N.Y. Council Panel Passes Predator Bill. Garver, Rob // American Banker;9/5/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 170, p3
Reports on the approval by the New York City Council Consumer Affairs Committee of a legislative bill that would prohibit the city from doing business with companies that are designated as predatory lenders or whose subsidiaries engage in predatory practices. Provisions of the bill.
- Expect More State Predatory Laws. Sichelman, Lew // National Mortgage News;8/26/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p1
Reports on the expected increase in the number of states enacting laws against predatory lending in the United States. States planning to enact such laws in 2003; Bills under consideration in the states; Measures enacted to register of license loan originators.
- Mortgage Players Knock Legislation. Donovan, Kevin // Investment Dealers' Digest;3/17/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p8
Reports on the implementation of controversial predatory lending laws that are similar to the amended Georgia Fair Lending Act, in New York and New Jersey. Impact of the laws on mortgage lenders of the states; Reasons behind resistance of lawmakers in the states to enforcement of the laws;...
- Housing Markets. VAN DOREN, PETER // Regulation;Fall2012, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p61
The article reviews several articles including "Did Affordable Housing Legislation Contribute to the Subprime Securities Boom?" by Ruben Hernadez-Murillo, Andrea C. Ghent and Michael T. Owyang, "Predatory Lending and the Subprime Crisis," by Sumit Agarwal, Gene Amromin, Itzhak Ben-David,...
- GA Scales Back Anti-Predatory Law. // National Mortgage News;3/17/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p16
Reports on the removal of some of the more onerous provisions of the Georgia Fair Lending Act. Favorable response of the mortgage industry and rating agencies to the scaled-back version of the anti-predatory lending law; Key provisions of the amended bill; Impact of the law on the secondary market.
- Ohio Judge: State Law Pre-Empts Dayton's Predatory Lending Rules. Brustein, Joshua // National Mortgage News;9/15/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 50, p14
Reports on the battle between cities and the state over predatory lending law in Ohio. Nature of the conflict; Decision of the Common Pleas Court concerning regulation of mortgage lending; Advantage of home rule provision.
- Fed Nominee Would Back Predator Laws . Heller, Michele // American Banker;6/14/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 114, p1
Reports that U.S. Federal Reserve Board vice chairman Roger W. Ferguson Jr. told Senate panel that legislation is necessary to control predatory lending practices. Response of Senate panel's chairman Paul Sarbanes to Ferguson's statement; Changes which federal board has proposed to its...