Consumer Laws and Commercial and Multifamily Lending
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Consumer laws may apply to commercial and business-purpose mortgage loans.
Overview: While commercial real estate lending is distinct from residential or other consumer-facing lending, consumer protection laws may apply. A whitepaper, Understanding the Regulatory Compliance Framework for Commercial and Business-Purpose Mortgage Loans. prepared for MBA by attorneys at Hunton & Williams LLP, examines the more significant federal laws and regulations that are commonly perceived to apply only in the consumer mortgage context, but may nonetheless apply to commercial and business-purpose mortgage loans.