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The New york attorney general’s office has filed a lawsuit against regional lender Evans Bank, accusing it of denying mortgages to African-Americans regardless of their credit. Prosecutors claim the bank created a map that defined a "trade area," places in the Buffalo region where the bank would make mortgages and other loans.

New York’s Evans Bank accused of denying loans to African-Americans. The lawsuit accuses Evans Bank of using redlining practices in violation of the Fair Housing Act, a federal law, since at least 2009. It calls for a jury trial, and for the court to order the bank to change its practices and pay a fine.

Regional New York bank Evans Bancorp was accused of illegally discriminating against African-Americans in Buffalo by denying them mortgages in a lawsuit filed by the state’s attorney general on.

State of New York accuses Evans Bank of redlining The robo-settlement impact on future foreclosures The Ongoing Impact of Foreclosures on Children . occupied homes where loans are delinquent (by 60 days or more) or in the foreclosure process. In Florida, an estimated 193,000 children have gone through completed foreclosures and another 397,000 live in homes that are at an immediate, high risk.

One of the state’s three complaints charges a disbarred lawyer, Martin Gendel of Montville, and his son, Seth Gendel of New York City, as well as their. Altogether, Casey Properties is accused of.

Evans Bancorp in Hamburg, N.Y., has agreed to pay $825,000 to settle a lawsuit that accused the company of mortgage redlining. The $909 million-asset holding company for Evans Bank was sued by New York’s attorney general in September 2014, on allegations that it deliberately avoided making mortgage.

Evans Bank is headquartered in the suburb of Hamburg and has 13 branches in western New York and $830 million in total assets.

Evans Bank Settles New York ‘Redlining’ Lawsuit Evans Bancorp reached an $825,000 settlement with Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman of New York after it was accused by the state of.

The State of New york announced thursday that it reached a settlement with Evans Bank (EVBN) over allegations of unlawful discriminatory mortgage practices, also called redlining.

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