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Foreclosure Relief Law Project Litigation

  • Hawthorne Area Community Council v. CitiMortgage - Complaint:  This Complaint explores the legal theories of Negligent Lending and Public Nuisance.

  • Hilleshiem v. Source Lending Corporation and BankUnited (Anti-Predatory Lending Lawsuit) - Complaint:  Complaint addresses various violations of Minnesota's Anit-Predatory Lending Laws.

  • Hilleshiem v. Source Lending Corporation et al - Order granting award to Plaintiff:  Order finding that the broker violated various provisions of Minnesota's Anti-Predatory Lending Laws.
     
  • Knox v. Homestead Mortgage Corp et al - Complaint:  Complaint outlines the lender's violations of the Truth in Lending Act ("finance charge" disclosure violation), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and Minnesota's Servicing Statute.



  • In Re: Gewecke - Complaint:  Complaint outlines the lender's violations of the Truth in Lending Act (failure to give proper notice of a right to cancel and failure to honor TILA rescission), as well as a declaratory action to avoid notice of the sheriff's sale.

  • In Re: Gewecke - US Bank's Motion and Memo for Relief from Stay

  • In Re: Gewecke - Memo In Opposition to Motion for Relief from Stay:  Memorandum arguing that the lender has not established standing to foreclose, and the lender violated TILA.

  • In Re: Gewecke - US Bank's Reply Memo in Support of Motion for Relief from Stay:  Lender's argument that it has standing to foreclose.

  • In Re: Gewecke - Supplemental Memo in Opposition to Motion for Relief from Stay:  Additional arguments that the lender has not established standing to foreclose.

  • Williams et al v. Geithner et al (Making Home Affordable HAMP Class Action Lawsuit)


    Other Information Related to FRLP Activities

    FRLP comment related to Proposed new Local Rule 4001-1 and Form 4001-1 in United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Minnesota


    Academic Studies and Presentations Related to the Foreclosure Crisis

    Mortgage Securitization Flow Chart

    Analysis of Detailed Sheriff's Sale Data
      Report from FRLP, March 2008.

    North Minneapolis Mortgage Originations and Foreclosure Study
      Report from FRLP, October 2008.

    Analysis of North Minneapolis Study
    Report from FRLP, October 2008.

    Ireland, Mark Richard. Bending Toward Justice: An Empirical Study of Foreclosures in One Neighborhood Three Years after Impact and a Proposed Framework for a Better Community  October 22, 2009.