Baltimore Denied Study Of Wells Fargo Loans In FHA Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Wednesday again rejected Baltimore’s bid to conduct a loan analysis it claimed would prove Wells Fargo & Co. violated the federal Fair Housing Act by engaging in shady lending practices that discriminated against black homeowners.

In an order denying the city's motion to reconsider, U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Mot reiterated his Aug. 10 decision not to give the city time to perform a comparative analysis of the bank’s lending practices toward African-American and white homeowners over the course of a...
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