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Category: Data, research, and reports |
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Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress

The Bureau is committed to ensuring fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit for both individuals and communities. This report describes our fair lending activities in innovation, outreach, prioritization, guidance and rulemaking, supervision, and enforcement for calendar year 2019.

Category: Data, research, and reports | Category: At the CFPB |
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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.

Category: At the CFPB | Category: Data, research, and reports |
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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.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback

We are seeking comment on our proposal to clarify, make technical corrections, and minor changes to the data that financial institutions are required to collect and report about their mortgage lending, which will improve the quality of mortgage data available to the public.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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eRegulations updated with Regulations X, C, and more

CFPB’s eRegulations is a web-based tool that makes regulations easier to find, read and understand. We have expanded the tool to include three additional CFPB regulations.  We are also updating an existing regulation to reflect changes that the Bureau has recently made.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda

An important part of the CFPB’s mandate from Congress is to make rules governing consumer finance markets more effective and to create new rules when warranted. Today, we’re posting a semiannual update of our rulemaking agenda as part of the federal government’s Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.

Category: Data, research, and reports |
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HMDA data shows more people took out a mortgage to purchase a home in 2014 than 2013

As part of our work to educate consumers to make informed financial decisions, we at the CFPB—along with the other members of the FFIEC—are committed to making HMDA data clear and available to you. Bringing transparency to the mortgage market can lead to the greater likelihood that similarly situated consumers receive similar loan terms.

Category: Info for consumers | Category: Policy and compliance |
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The Know Before You Owe mortgage rule will take effect October 3, 2015

Today, we’re issuing a final rule delaying the effective date for the Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule to October 3, 2015. The Know Before You Owe rule will improve the way you’ll receive information about mortgage loans, both when applying for a loan and when you’re getting ready to close.

Category: At the CFPB |
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Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda

An important part of our mandate is to make rules more effective and create new rules when necessary. Today, we’re posting a semi-annual update of our rulemaking agenda as part of the federal government’s Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.

Category: Data, research, and reports |
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We’re making progress toward ensuring fair access to credit

We’re releasing our third annual Fair Lending Report, which details the important strides we have taken over the last year to protect consumers from credit discrimination and increase access to credit.

Category: Data, research, and reports | Category: At the CFPB |
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We participated in the National Day of Civic Hacking (again)

During the event, we participated and watched representatives from traditionally disconnected groups work together on some of the most pressing issues facing the local and federal government. We asked participants to analyze our public Consumer Complaint Database and our Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Database.