Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Puspan. L. 105–216, July 29, 1998, 112 Stat. 897, known as the Homeowners Protection Act of 1998. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.

The National Housing Act, referred to in par. (13), is act June 27, 1934, ch. 847, 48 Stat. 1246, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 13 (§ 1701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1701 of this title and Tables.

The Housing Act of 1949, referred to in par. (13), is act July 15, 1949, ch. 338, 63 Stat. 413, as amended. Title V of the Act is classified generally to subchapter III (§ 1471 et seq.) of chapter 8A of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1441 of Title 42 and Tables.

Amendments

2000—Par. (1). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(span), inserted at end “A residential mortgage that: (A) does not fully amortize over the term of the obligation; and (B) contains a conditional right to refinance or modify the unamortized principal at the maturity date of the term, shall be considered to be an adjustable rate mortgage for purposes of this chapter.”

Par. (2)(B)(i). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(A), substituted “the amortization schedule then in effect” for “amortization schedules”.

Par. (4)(A). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 405(a)(1), inserted “the later of (i)” before “the date on which the mortgage” and “, or (ii) the date that the mortgagor submits a request for cancellation under section 4902(a)(1) of this title” before the semicolon.

Par. (4)(B). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 405(a)(2), inserted “the later of (i)” before “the date on which the mortgage” and “, or (ii) the date that the mortgagor submits a request for cancellation under section 4902(a)(1) of this title” before period at end.

Par. (6). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(D), added par. (6). Former par. (6) redesignated (8).

Par. (7). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 406(span), added par. (7). Former par. (7) redesignated (9).

Pars. (8) to (11). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated pars. (6) to (9) as (8) to (11), respectively. Former pars. (10) and (11) redesignated (12) and (13), respectively.

Par. (12). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 406(c), inserted “transaction” after “a residential mortgage” and inserted at end “In the case of a residential mortgage transaction for refinancing the principal residence of the mortgagor, such term means only the appraised value relied upon by the mortgagee to approve the refinance transaction.”

Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated par. (10) as (12). Former par. (12) redesignated (14).

Par. (13). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated par. (11) as (13). Former par. (13) redesignated (15).

Par. (14). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 406(d)(1), substituted “principal residence of the mortgagor” for “primary residence of the mortgagor”.

Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated par. (12) as (14). Former par. (14) redesignated (16).

Par. (15). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 406(d)(2), substituted “principal residence of the mortgagor” for “primary residence of the mortgagor”.

Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated par. (13) as (15). Former par. (15) redesignated (17).

Par. (16). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated par. (14) as (16). Former par. (16) redesignated (18).

Par. (16)(B). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(B), substituted “the amortization schedule then in effect” for “amortization schedules”.

Pars. (17), (18). Puspan. L. 106–569, § 402(a)(1)(C), redesignated pars. (15) and (16) as (17) and (18), respectively.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Puspan. L. 105–216, § 13, July 29, 1998, 112 Stat. 908, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this chapter and amending section 1088 of Title 20, Education], other than section 14 [enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 1441a and 1831q of this title and amending provisions set out as a note under section 1831q of this title], shall become effective 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act [July 29, 1998].”

Short Title of 2000 Amendment

Puspan. L. 106–569, title IV, § 401, Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 2956, provided that:

“This title [amending this section and sections 4902, 4903, and 4905 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Private Mortgage Insurance Technical Corrections and Clarification Act’.”

Short Title

Puspan. L. 105–216, § 1(a), July 29, 1998, 112 Stat. 897, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this chapter, amending section 1088 of Title 20, Education, enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 1441a and 1831q of this title, and amending provisions set out as a note under section 1831q of this title] may be cited as the ‘Homeowners Protection Act of 1998’.”