CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released its first in-depth report analyzing complaint submission patterns by U.S. Census tract. The report, “Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics,” f…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released its first in-depth report analyzing complaint submission patterns by U.S. Census tract. The report, “Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics,” finds that the complaints from wealthier communities and communities with higher percentages of white, non-Hispanic residents were more frequently about loan origination and performing servicing, while the complaints from communities of color and lower income communities were more frequently about credit reporting, identity theft, and delinquent servicing.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-report-consumer-complaint-submission-patterns-vary-by-demographic-characteristics-of-census-tract/

CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released a report warning that millions of renters and their families may suffer previously avoided economic harms of the COVID-19 pandemic as federal and state relief programs end. The report, “Fin…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released a report warning that millions of renters and their families may suffer previously avoided economic harms of the COVID-19 pandemic as federal and state relief programs end. The report, “Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” finds that some government relief efforts likely helped maintain the financial stability of renters and their families, suggesting that many may be at risk as those programs expire.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-report-renters-at-risk-as-covid-19-safety-net-ends/

Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds

A new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data report on residential mortgage lending trends released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that the total number of closed-end originations as well as applications increased substantial…

A new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data report on residential mortgage lending trends released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that the total number of closed-end originations as well as applications increased substantially between 2019 and 2020.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/mortgage-refinance-loans-drove-an-increase-in-closed-end-originations-in-2020-new-cfpb-report-finds/

CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today published an issue brief showing that consumer applications for auto loans, new mortgages and revolving credit cards had mostly returned to pre-pandemic levels by May 2021.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today published an issue brief showing that consumer applications for auto loans, new mortgages and revolving credit cards had mostly returned to pre-pandemic levels by May 2021.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-finds-credit-applications-have-mostly-recovered-to-pre-pandemic-levels/

New Report From Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Over 11 Million Families At Risk Of Losing Housing

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report that warns of widespread evictions and foreclosures once federal, state, and local pandemic protections come to an end, absent additional public and private action. Over 11 million …

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report that warns of widespread evictions and foreclosures once federal, state, and local pandemic protections come to an end, absent additional public and private action. Over 11 million families are behind on their rent or mortgage payments: 2.1 million families are behind at least three months on mortgage payments, while 8.8 million are behind on rent. Homeowners alone are estimated to owe almost $90 billion in missed payments. The last time this many families were behind on their mortgages was during the Great Recession.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/new-report-from-consumer-financial-protection-bureau-finds-over-11-million-families-at-risk-of-losing-housing/

Director Kraninger's Remarks During “Current Priorities in Consumer Financial Protection Seminar” At Harvard Kennedy School

Director Kathy Kraninger’s remarks on the role of economic analysis and evidence-based policymaking at the Bureau, the role of research to measure the effectiveness of rulemakings, and the role of research in supervisory and enforcement work.

Director Kathy Kraninger's remarks on the role of economic analysis and evidence-based policymaking at the Bureau, the role of research to measure the effectiveness of rulemakings, and the role of research in supervisory and enforcement work.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/director-kraningers-remarks-current-priorities-seminar-harvard-kennedy-school/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a report examining the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a report examining the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-report-examines-pandemic-impact-on-consumer-credit/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Analysis of HMDA Data Points

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act analysis of the 2019 HMDA Data. This data article is the second in a series and follows the first article published in June of this year.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act analysis of the 2019 HMDA Data. This data article is the second in a series and follows the first article published in June of this year.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-issues-analysis-hmda-data-points/

CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a report examining recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a report examining recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-releases-report-debt-settlements-credit-counseling/