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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 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.

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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 practices.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement With Washington Federal Bank, N.A. For Flawed Mortgage-Loan Data Reporting

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau settled with Washington Federal Bank, N.A., a federally insured national bank, to address the Bureau’s finding that it reported inaccurate Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data about its mortgage transactions for 2016 and 2017.

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

On October 26, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a consent order against Low VA Rates LLC, which sent consumers mailers for mortgage loans guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that contained false, misleading, and inaccurate statements.

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El CFPB Anuncia Que Está Intentando Contactar a Aquellos Consumidores Que Sean Elegibles Para Recibir Compensación Económica por El Caso Siringoringo

La Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor ha publicado el día de hoy una serie de anuncios de servicio público con el fin de contactar a aquellos consumidores que hayan sido perjudicados por la oficina de abogados Siringoringo, Stephen Lyster Siringoringo, Clausen & Cobb Management Company, Inc. y Joshua Cobb.

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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.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Foreclosure Relief Services Company and Its Owner

On July 20, 2020, the United States District Court for the Central District of California entered a stipulated final judgment resolving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s allegations against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, LLC (CFLA) and Andrew Lehman.

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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 escrow accounts for certain higher-priced mortgage loans.

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CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule on Loss Mitigation Options for Homeowners Recovering from Pandemic-Related Financial Hardships

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) issued today an interim final rule (IFR) that will make it easier for consumers to transition out of financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and easier for mortgage servicers to assist those consumers.