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house Bill H.R. 3529

Protecting Habitat Homeownership Act

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Protecting Habitat Homeownership Act

Official Title

To provide exemptions from certain mortgage, servicing, and appraisal requirements for non-profit low-income housing providers, and for other purposes.


Protecting Habitat Homeownership Act - Amends the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to exempt residential mortgage loans originated by non-profit low-income housing providers from certain minimum loan standards as well as appraisal, servicing, and billing requirements. Defines "non-profit low-income housing provider" as a tax-exempt charitable organization that does not engage in the business of a loan originator or mortgage broker but does make residential mortgage loans: (1) to promote or facilitate homeownership for poor or low-income, disabled, or other disadvantaged persons or families; and (2) at interest rates lower than the bank prime loan rate; or (3) that are, after adjusting for inflation, no-interest loans or loans with interest rates significantly below the interest rates for loans for purchase of single-family housing generally available in the market. Prescribes additional requirements.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedNovember 19th, 2013

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