Manufactured Housing Law Update
Manufactured Housing Law Update – April 2016
As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Well, April showered those in the manufactured housing industry with new decisions affecting arbitration agreements in the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court in Maryland, as well as new rules pertaining to our Servicemembers under both the federal SCRA as well as state versions of the SCRA.
A U.S. District Court in Florida showered plaintiff’s counsel with a gift, when it held that attorney’s fees count as actual damages under RESPA. However, no dirty laundry will be aired between park lot owners and Board of Directors of Park HOAs: the videotaping of meetings between the two is banned in Florida.
Also of “note,” courts are starting to grapple with the enforceability of eNotes, and fortunately, technology is prevailing.
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to bring you the Manufactured Housing Law Update, prepared by the firm’s nationally recognized consumer financial services team. For decades, McGlinchey Stafford has been a leader in the manufactured housing and mortgage lending industries, representing clients in the areas of federal and state law compliance, preemption analysis and advice, nationwide document preparation, licensing support, due diligence, federal and state examination and enforcement action defense, individual and class action litigation defense, and white collar criminal defense.