H.R.3807 - Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices Reduction Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
Summary: H.R.3807 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)
Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices Reduction Act - Amends the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to prohibit any person, in connection with a subprime federally mortgage related loan, from providing mortgage lending services or mortgage brokerage services unless such person is certified by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development as having been adequately trained with regard to subprime lending.
Introduced in House (02/27/2002)
Amends the Truth in Lending Act to set forth lender requirements for high cost mortgages known as a "best practices plan".
Proscribes unfair or deceptive acts or practices in providing mortgage lending services for either a subprime federally related mortgage loan or for mortgage brokerage services for such a loan. Sets forth civil penalties for violations.
Consumer Fairness Act - Amends the Consumer Credit Protection Act to declare unenforceable a written provision in any consumer contract or transaction which requires binding arbitration to resolve any controversy arising out of such transaction or contract, or to refuse to perform all or any part of the transaction. (Permits post-controversy arbitration agreements.)
Amends the Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act of 1994 to authorize the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to make grants to nonprofit community development corporations to educate borrowers and community groups regarding illegal and inappropriate predatory lending practices.