CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released an interpretive rule to assist the mortgage industry in determining whether to treat June 19, 2021, as a federal holiday or a business day for purposes of compliance with certain time-sensi…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released an interpretive rule to assist the mortgage industry in determining whether to treat June 19, 2021, as a federal holiday or a business day for purposes of compliance with certain time-sensitive borrower protections.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-issues-interpretive-rule-on-certain-mortgage-and-disclosure-timing-requirements-for-the-2021-juneteenth-federal-holiday/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices

On January 15, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against 1st Alliance Lending, LLC, John Christopher DiIorio, Kevin Robert St. Lawrence, and Socrates Aramburu for allegedly engaging in various unlawful mortgage-lending prac…

On January 15, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against 1st Alliance Lending, LLC, John Christopher DiIorio, Kevin Robert St. Lawrence, and Socrates Aramburu for allegedly engaging in various unlawful mortgage-lending practices.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-sues-1st-alliance-lending-llc-and-its-principals-for-alleged-unlawful-mortgage-lending-practices/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Assessment of TRID Mortgage Loan Disclosure Rule

Research examining changes to terms and cost of a mortgage loan during the origination process also released

Research examining changes to terms and cost of a mortgage loan during the origination process also released

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-releases-assessment-trid-mortgage-loan-disclosure-rule/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a request for information to examine the impact of the rules that implement the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a request for information to examine the impact of the rules that implement the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-rfi-card-act-regulations-small-entities-and-consumer-credit-card-market/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes New Category of Qualified Mortgages to Encourage Innovation and Access to Affordable Mortgage Credit

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to create a new category of seasoned qualified mortgages in order to encourage innovation and help ensure access to responsible, affordable in the mortgage credit market.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to create a new category of seasoned qualified mortgages in order to encourage innovation and help ensure access to responsible, affordable in the mortgage credit market.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-proposes-new-category-qualified-mortgages-encourage-access-affordable-mortgage-credit/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued consent orders against Sovereign Lending Group, Inc. and Prime Choice Funding, Inc.

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued consent orders against Sovereign Lending Group, Inc. and Prime Choice Funding, Inc.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-settles-mortgage-companies-address-deceptive-loan-advertisements-servicemembers/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Proposed Rule on Escrow Exemptions for Certain High-Priced Mortgage Loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend Regulation Z to provide a new exemption available to certain insured depository institutions and insured credit unions from the requirement to establish es…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend Regulation Z to provide a new exemption available to certain insured depository institutions and insured credit unions from the requirement to establish escrow accounts for certain higher-priced mortgage loans.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-issues-proposed-rule-escrow-exemptions-high-priced-mortgage-loans/

CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Method for Determining Underserved Areas

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interpretive rule to provide guidance to creditors and other persons involved in the mortgage origination process about the way in which the Bureau determines which counties qualify as “underserved” fo…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interpretive rule to provide guidance to creditors and other persons involved in the mortgage origination process about the way in which the Bureau determines which counties qualify as “underserved” for a given calendar year.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-issues-interpretive-rule-method-determining-underserved-areas/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Steps to Address GSE Patch

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking to address the impending expiration of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises Patch (GSE Patch).

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking to address the impending expiration of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises Patch (GSE Patch).

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-takes-steps-address-gse-patch/

CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took steps to facilitate the transition away from LIBOR for consumers and regulated entities.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took steps to facilitate the transition away from LIBOR for consumers and regulated entities.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-facilitates-libor-transition/