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The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program

As part of CFPB’s continued effort to combat housing insecurity and promote racial equity, the Bureau is partnering with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to lead a tech sprint on post-pandemic housing challenges. We are asking participants to develop innovative digital tools to raise visibility of housing assistance resources focused on alleviating challenges faced by those with housing insecurity and aiding the connection of housing insecure households and the small landlords that serve them to those providing aid.

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Mortgage Servicer Communication: Strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting one of the biggest challenges to the mortgage servicing industry since the Great Recession. There are an estimated 3 million delinquent loans, including more than 2 million loans in long-term forbearance. The Bureau is closely monitoring how servicers are handling the increased volume and emphasizes the importance of good communication especially at a time when so many homeowners are distressed. The Bureau also encourages servicers to use all available tools to reach struggling homeowners.

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More CFPB resources available in multiple languages

Consumers who are of limited English proficiency face unique challenges in learning about and accessing financial services. Watch our webinar to learn how CFPB is working to make our resources accessible to everyone.

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A report on the Bureau’s Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility Symposium

This report on the Bureau’s September 17th, 2018 Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility Symposium summarizes the panel discussions that took place during the event, and highlights the key themes that stood out from those conversations.

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Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress

This report describes our fair lending activities in supervision, enforcement, guidance and rulemaking, interagency coordination, and outreach for calendar year 2018.

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Glossary of common financial terms in Spanish

Help people who speak or understand limited English better navigate the financial marketplace

Use our Spanish glossary of financial terms to provide limited English proficient (LEP) people with clear financial information.