New HUD Final Rule Includes Broad Lawyer Exemption From SAFE Act

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New HUD Final Rule Includes Broad Lawyer Exemption From SAFE Act

The ABA scored another victory this summer when the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) included a broad exemption for attorneys in a new rule implementing the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (SAFE Act).


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