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24 CFR § 3500.16—Title Companies Under Regulation X (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act-RESPA)

As a resource for class action defense attorneys who defend against RESPA (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) class actions, we provide the text of Regulation X. Congress gave authority to the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to promulgate regulations for RESPA, and the regulations are set forth in 24 CFR § 3500.1 et seq. The regulations concerning title companies are set forth in § 3500.16, which provides:

§ 3500.16. Title companies

No seller of property that will be purchased with the assistance of a federally related mortgage loan shall violate section 9 of RESPA (12 U.S.C. 2608). Section 3500.2 defines “required use” of a provider of a settlement service. Section 3500.19(c) explains the liability of a seller for a violation of this section.