Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bank of America
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of America
Penalty: 
$45,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
November 4, 2013
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that Bank of America agreed to pay $45,000 to resolve allegations the lender discriminated against pregnant women seeking mortgage loans. HUD had alleged that the Bank of America refused to refinance the mortgages of two couples in California and Texas because the women were on maternity leave.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Housing and Urban Development Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.