MReport June 2018

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64 | TH E M R EP O RT FINAL THOUGHTS The Talk of the Town As the weather heats up, so is the conversation surrounding the housing market. From sexual harassment prevention on a national level to a $1.9M ruling on a case for consumer fraud in the state of Colorado, check out the hottest buzz that made heatwaves in the market this month. "illegal, immoral, and unacceptable" Attorney Gen. JEFF SESSIONS, discussing sexual harassment, in the announcement of HUD and DOJ partnership to combat this prevailing issue. "The CFPB doesn't exist. The CFPB has never existed." MICK MULVANEY, Acting Director of the Bureau, as he announced plans to make major changes in the agency, including a name change from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. "Politics at its worst." ED DELGADO, President and CEO of Five Star Institute responding to the blanket hold on all nominations for vacant positions within HUD. "the real fraud" LARRY POZNER, Partner at Reilly Pozner LLP and lead defense attorney in Colorado v. Castle Law Group, LLC, commenting on the injustice that the Assistant Attorneys General at the Consumer Fraud Department of Colorado will still maintain their careers after the findings of this case put the defendant's firm out of business and cost hundreds their jobs. "If we're unfair to anybody, ultimately we're unfair to everybody." HUD Secretary DR. BENJAMIN CARSON on his experiences as a teenager witnessing the passing of the Fair Housing Act in 1968.

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