(a) Enforcement policy. It is the policy of the Secretary regarding
RESPA enforcement matters to cooperate with Federal, State or local
agencies having supervisory powers over lenders or other persons with
responsibilities under RESPA. Federal agencies with supervisory powers
over lenders may use their powers to require compliance with RESPA. In
addition, failure to comply with RESPA may be grounds for administrative
action by the Secretary under part 24 of this title concerning
debarment, suspension, ineligibility of contractors and grantees, or
under part 25 of this title concerning the HUD Mortgagee Review Board.
Nothing in this paragraph is a limitation on any other form of
enforcement which may be legally available.
(b) Violations of section 8 of RESPA (12 U.S.C. 2607), Sec. 3500.14,
or Sec. 3500.15. Any person who violates Secs. 3500.14 or 3500.15 shall
be deemed to violate Section 8 of RESPA and shall be sanctioned
(c) Violations of section 9 of RESPA (12 U.S.C. 2608) or
Sec. 3500.16. Any person who violates Section 3500.16 of this part shall
be deemed to violate Section 9 of RESPA and shall be sanctioned
(d) Investigations. The procedures for investigations and
investigational proceedings are set forth in 24 CFR part 3800.
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