WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced its annual adjustments to the dollar amounts of various thresholds under Truth in Lending Act (TILA) regulations that will apply to certain consumer credit transactions in 2018. The adjustments are based on the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index. The notice addresses the thresholds related to the minimum interest charge and safe harbor penalty fees under TILA and the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act (CARD Act) amendments to TILA; the total loan amount and points and fees dollar trigger for high-cost mortgages under the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA); and the maximum points and fees for qualified mortgages under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
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