DVD - New York State Law Origination Claims for Foreclosure Prevention Advocates

This session will focus on New York law that can be useful when litigating mortgage origination issues. New York’s Deceptive Practice Act, Banking Law 6-l, Banking Law 6-m, and common law claims should be in advocates’ toolkits. The faculty will provide an overview of these claims, as well as a historical background about predatory lending in New York and the enactment of New York’s anti-predatory lending provisions. 

Filmed on December 16, 2016

  • CLE Credits
    Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00
  • Format
    On-Demand/Recorded - Audio/Video File
  • Practice Area(s)
  • Price: $0
  • Materials
    Contains 3 training item(s)

About the Faculty

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    Donna Dougherty (Speaker)

    Donna Dougherty is the Attorney-in-Charge of JASA's Legal Services for the Elderly in Queens. She has been an attorney with the program since 1986 and its director since 1994. Legal Services for the Elderly provides direct legal services to Queens residents 60 and older in such areas as: evictions and foreclosures, financial exploitation and fraud, public benefits, healthcare and family violence. Along with former JASA CEO, Aileen Gitelson, she developed Project LEAP, a joint legal and social work program which uses interdisciplinary teams to combat elder abuse and exploitation. Ms. Dougherty is an adjunct professor at New York Law School and St. John's University School of Law. Prior to her legal profession, Ms. Dougherty was a community organizer in Brooklyn.
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    Sarah Ludwig (Speaker)

    Sarah launched New Economy Project in 1995. She has worked with hundreds of grassroots groups to organize and advocate for neighborhood equity and financial justice, and has spoken frequently at community forums and public hearings on a wide range of economic justice matters. In 2000, Sarah founded New Yorkers for Responsible Lending, a statewide coalition that has won major state-level policy changes and now includes more than 160 organizational members. Sarah received the 2000 Rockefeller Foundation's Next Generation Leadership fellowship; the 2002 Union Square Award; the Ford Foundation's 2004 Leadership for a Changing World award; New York Lawyers for the Public Interest's 2008 Felix A. Fishman Award; and Chhaya CDC's 2011 Architect of Change award. She serves on the boards of directors of the Center for Responsible Lending and Consumer Federation of America, and for six years served as co-chair of North Star Fund's Community Funding Committee. Sarah received degrees in law and urban planning from NYU, and since 2003 has taught a course on community equity in NYU's urban planning program.