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Liberty Reverse Mortgage hit with class-action suit alleging violation of California labor laws

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allegedly violated California labor laws by failing to provide employees with rest breaks, meal breaks and appropriate compensation for off-the-clock and overtime work, according to a newly filed class-action lawsuit. Representatives for the law firms could not be immediately reached for comment. and its subsidiary PHH Mortgage Corp.,

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Florida affordable housing law that dilutes local power has upset the apple cart

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A new affordable housing law passed by Florida’s legislature and signed in March by Gov. Ron DeSantis is reportedly creating anxiety among local elected officials who are concerned that the new law cedes too much control over zoning and other matters to the state government. The process has gone more smoothly in St.

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Commission lawsuit: HomeServices files motion for judgment as a matter of law

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Just prior to the plaintiffs resting their case late Monday afternoon, HomeServices of America , one of the three remaining defendants in the commission lawsuit , filed a motion for judgment as a matter of law. According to Goldberg, NAR takes antitrust law very seriously and it instructs members to not fix or control commissions.

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Abortion, marijuana laws play a role in relocation decisions

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The passage of the so-called “heartbeat bill” in Texas and similar laws in other states, access to legal and safe abortions has become a major concern for some recent movers. These bills include laws that would ban trans athletes from school sports and make it a criminal offense to seek gender affirming care for trans children.

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SEC looking at Better.com over alleged securities law violations

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to evaluate allegations of federal securities laws violations, prompted by a former top executive’s recent lawsuit. The post SEC looking at Better.com over alleged securities law violations appeared first on HousingWire.

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CFPB report finds state community reinvestment laws can go beyond federal version

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) this week published a report analyzing state-level community reinvestment laws and ways they promote reinvestment activities for entities including mortgage companies.

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SEC ends investigation into Better.com and SPAC partner’s alleged securities law violations

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In July 2022, HousingWire reported that the SEC launched an inquiry into Aurora and Better to evaluate allegations of federal securities law violations, prompted by a former top executive’s lawsuit. Aurora Acquisition Corp. ,

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