2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 765 - PROPERTY
765 ILCS 930/ - Mortgage Insurance Limitation and Notification Act.

(765 ILCS 930/1)
Sec. 1. Short Title. This Act may be cited as the Mortgage Insurance Limitation and Notification Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


(765 ILCS 930/5)
Sec. 5. Application. This Act applies to mortgages entered into on or after the effective date of this Act and only to the principal single family residence of the mortgagor.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


(765 ILCS 930/10)
Sec. 10. Definitions. For the purpose of this Act:
"Mortgagee" means the holder of an indebtedness secured by a mortgage of a single family residence or the entity that provides the servicing of the mortgage, meaning the receipt of payments from the mortgagor and the administration of the loan on behalf of the entity that holds the mortgage.
"Mortgage insurance" means insurance, including any mortgage guaranty insurance, against the nonpayment of, or default on, a mortgage or loan involved in a residential mortgage transaction, the premiums of which are paid by the mortgagor.
"Mortgagor" means a natural person whose interest in a single family residence is the subject of a mortgage for which the mortgagee has required mortgage insurance.
"Private mortgage insurance" means mortgage insurance other than mortgage insurance made available under the federal National Housing Act, title 38 of the United States Code, or title V of the Housing Act of 1949.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


(765 ILCS 930/15)
Sec. 15. Transaction disclosure. After July 1, 1998, if a person enters into a transaction to obtain a mortgage for his or her principal residence and private mortgage insurance may be required in connection with that transaction, the mortgagee shall disclose in writing all of the following:
(1) Whether private mortgage insurance will be

required to be obtained or maintained with respect to the mortgage.

(2) The period during which the insurance shall be

required to be in effect.

(3) The conditions under which the mortgagor may

cancel the insurance.

(4) That the mortgagor will be notified not less than

annually of an address and telephone number that may be used to contact the mortgagee to determine whether or not the insurance may be terminated and, if the insurance may be terminated, the conditions and procedures for termination.

(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


(765 ILCS 930/17)
Sec. 17. Insurance coverage.
(a) No lender shall require a borrower, as a condition of receiving or maintaining a loan secured by real property, to provide hazard insurance coverage against risks to the improvements on that real property in an amount exceeding the replacement value of the improvements on the property.
(b) Any person harmed by a violation of this Section shall be entitled to obtain injunctive relief and may recover damages and reasonable attorney's fees and costs.
(c) A violation of this Section does not affect the validity of the loan, note secured by a deed of trust, mortgage, or deed of trust.
(Source: P.A. 93-1021, eff. 8-24-04.)


(765 ILCS 930/20)
Sec. 20. Annual notification statement. After July 1, 1998, in addition to the transaction disclosure requirement set forth in Section 15 and within 30 days after the end of the calendar year, the mortgagee shall inform the mortgagor in writing of the procedure to cancel the private mortgage insurance together with the telephone number and address. The annual statement required by this Section may be printed on or included with any other annual statement that is required by any federal or State law to be made by the mortgagee to the mortgagor.
Nothing contained in this Section shall prevent a mortgagee from waiving any or all of the conditions of its cancellation policy in effect when the mortgage loan is originated or from modifying its cancellation policy applicable to a particular mortgage loan from time to time, upon the written approval of the mortgagor. If a cancellation policy is modified, the mortgagor shall be notified within 30 days of material changes to the policy.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98; 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)


(765 ILCS 930/30)
Sec. 30. Federal law. If federal law is enacted governing or otherwise regulating private mortgage insurance, a mortgagee who is governed by the provisions of this Act may have the option to comply with the federal law, and compliance with the federal law by the mortgagee shall be deemed compliance with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


(765 ILCS 930/40)
Sec. 40. Severability. The provisions of this Act are severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


(765 ILCS 930/99)
Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1, 1998.
(Source: P.A. 90-455, eff. 7-1-98.)


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