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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Options To Prevent Algorithmic Bias In Home Valuations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
Category: Blog Appraisal discrimination is illegal under federal law
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Examine Colleges’ In-House Lending Practices
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Press release CFPB Bans Payment Processor BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Blog It’s illegal to penalize borrowers for being religious
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Access Funding and Its Leadership for Misleading Consumers with Structured Settlements
Category: Blog CFPB calls tech workers to action
Category: Blog Seven examples of unfair practices and other violations by mortgage servicers: CFPB supervision activities uncover red flags
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
Category: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at a Joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC Press Conference on the Trustmark National Bank Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against American Advisors Group for Deceptively Marketing Reverse Mortgages to Consumers
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Software Company That Helps Credit-Repair Businesses Charge Illegal Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Sues LendUp Loans for Violating 2016 Consent Order and Deceiving Borrowers
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Shine New Light on Small Businesses’ Access to Credit
Category: Speech Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the Press Call on the Small Business Lending Proposed Rule
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the NFHA’s Virtual Forum on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Report Supplemental estimation methodology for institutional coverage and market-level cost estimates in the small business lending data collection notice of proposed rulemaking
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector for Failing to Investigate Reports of Identity Theft and Misrepresenting Consumers’ Debts
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Mortgage Servicers’ Pandemic Response Varies Significantly
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday
Category: Press release CFPB Confirms Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Blog Celebrating 10 years of consumer protection
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Uejio For AFR’s Celebration of the CFPB’s 10th Birthday
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Fintech Company GreenSky for Enabling Merchants to Secure Loans for Consumers Without Their Authorization
Category: Blog CFPB Prioritizing Resources Against Racial Bias in Home Appraisals
Category: Blog Challenging the Model Minority Myth: A closer look at Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the mortgage market
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its Owners and Executives for Deceptive Debt-Relief and Credit-Repair Services
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Rules to Facilitate Smooth Transition as Federal Foreclosure Protections Expire
Category: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Impact of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Federal Holiday on Residential Mortgage Closings
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its CEO for Deceptive Deposit and Loan Products
Category: Blog Summary of the 2021 CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt-Settlement Company for Charging Consumers Unlawful Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Asian Real Estate Association of America Housing and Diversity Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Mr. Cooper Unauthorized Withdrawals
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Suit to Seize Hidden Assets from Operator of Shuttered Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Clarifies Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2020
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against SettleIt, Inc. for Steering Consumers into High-Cost Loans
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Delay of Effective Date for Recent Debt Collection Rules
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector And Its Owner For Falsely Threatening Consumers with Legal Action
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Mortgage Servicing Changes to Prevent Wave of COVID-19 Foreclosures
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio on the CFPB Proposal for Mortgage Servicing Changes
Category: Press release CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2021
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rescinds Abusiveness Policy Statement to Better Protect Consumers
Category: Report Housing insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release New Report From Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Over 11 Million Families At Risk Of Losing Housing
Category: Blog New report highlights housing insecurity and the need for aggressive action
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Virginia, Massachusetts, and New York Attorneys General Sue Libre for Predatory Immigrant-Services Scam
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Libre Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog The Bureau is working hard to address housing insecurity, promote racial equity, and protect small businesses’ access to credit
Category: Blog Experiment suggests people pay down debt but keep savings cushion
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, COVID-19 Prioritized Assessments Special Edition (Issue 23)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with LendUp Loans, LLC for Military Lending Act Violations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Rule on Higher-Priced Mortgage Loan Escrow Exemption
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on the Role of Supervisory Guidance
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc. for Violations of the Military Lending Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and Consumer Financial Protection Act