6th Circuit Remands Damages Portion Of Settlement Procedures Act Claim

6th Circuit Remands Damages Portion Of Settlement Procedures Act Claim

CINCINNATI - A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 20 affirmed the dismissal of a woman's wrongful foreclosure action against her loan servicer and the director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) but ordered a federal judge in Michigan to determine the amount in damages the plaintiff sustained as a result of the loan servicer's admitted violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), 12 U.S.C.S. § 2605.  (Marilyn Houston v. U.S Bank Home Mortgage Wisconsin Servicing, et al., No. 11-2444, 6th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 24196).

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