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Category: Press Release CFPB Rule Broadens Qualified Mortgage Coverage of Lenders Operating in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How much can you afford?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: Where will you start?
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Press Release CFPB Establishes Process to Consider Applications to Designate Additional Areas as “Rural”
Category: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Press Release CFPB Seeks Public Input on Mortgage Lending Information Resubmission Guidelines
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces Two Annual Threshold Adjustments
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2015
Category: Blog El Banco de Ahorros Hudson City pagará $27 millones para aumentar el acceso al crédito en vecindarios mayormente afroamericanos e hispanos que discriminaba
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Blog CFPB’s new rule will shine light on mortgage market practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press Release CFPB Provides Guidance About Marketing Services Agreements
Category: Blog Hudson City Savings Bank tendrá que pagar $27 millones para aumentar el acceso al crédito en vecindarios predominantemente negros e hispanos contra los que discriminaba
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: New mortgage disclosures, new rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Sends Industry Letter on Know Before You Owe Mortgage Disclosure Rule Compliance
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Director Richard Cordray Before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Hudson City Savings Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Closing Disclosure
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Loan Estimate
Category: Blog HMDA data shows more people took out a mortgage to purchase a home in 2014 than 2013
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press Release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2014 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Blog Owning A Home: The homebuyer’s trusted resource
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Facilitate Access to Credit in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Making the mortgage process easier for you
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases New Tools as Part of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Initiative
Category: Press Release Press Kit for the Know Before You Owe Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the National Association of Realtors
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Report Technical Reports: National Survey of Mortgage Originations and National Mortgage Database
Category: Report Leveraging technology to empower mortgage consumers at closing
Category: Blog Three things to do before closing: What we learned from studying eClosing
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Forum on eClosings
Category: Press Release CFPB Study Finds Electronic Mortgage Closings Can Benefit Consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Provides Guidance About Private Mortgage Insurance Cancellation and Termination
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Company for Blocking Consumers’ Attempts to Save Their Homes
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Payment Company And Servicer For Deceptive Ads
Category: Blog The Know Before You Owe mortgage rule will take effect October 3, 2015
Category: Blog You have the right to a fair financial marketplace
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Effective Date
Category: Blog Applying for a mortgage can be complicated: Navid’s story
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Rule
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2015
Category: Press Release Statement by CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Know Before You Owe Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Guarantee Mortgage For Loan Originator Compensation Violations
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t be misled by reverse mortgage advertising
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Reverse Mortgage Advertising Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Study Finds Reverse Mortgage Advertisements Can Create False Impressions
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders RPM Mortgage to Pay $19 Million for Steering Consumers Into Costlier Mortgages
Category: Press Release CFPB Director Cordray Issues Decision in PHH Administrative Enforcement Action
Category: Press Release CFPB and Florida Attorney General Obtain $27.7 Million Judgment Against Foreclosure Relief Scam Companies
Category: Press Release CFPB and Department of Justice Take Action Against Provident Funding Associates for Discriminatory Mortgage Pricing
Category: Blog Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Sprint and Verizon will refund $120 million to consumers harmed by illegal billing practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Obtain $120 Million in Redress from Sprint and Verizon for Illegal Mobile Cramming
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the National Association of Realtors
Category: Press Release CFPB Files Suit Against Nationwide Biweekly for Luring Consumers with False Promises of Mortgage Savings
Category: Blog Income from the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program shouldn’t mean you don’t qualify for a mortgage
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies
Category: Press Release CFPB and State of Maryland Take Action Against “Pay-To-Play” Mortgage Kickback Scheme
Category: Press Release CFPB and Federal Trade Commission Take Action Against Green Tree Servicing for Mistreating Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Press Release CFPB and Navajo Nation Take Action to Stop an Illegal Tax-Refund Scheme
Category: Blog The VA doesn’t send you mortgage ads
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Participants in Robo-Call Phantom Debt Collection Operation
Category: Blog We’re suing a robo-call debt collector
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces New ‘Know Before You Owe’ Mortgage Shopping Toolkit
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against “Bad Check” Debt Collector
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2015
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director Steven Antonakes at The Exchequer Club
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Companies For Misrepresenting U.S. Government Affiliation
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against NewDay Financial for Deceptive Mortgage Advertising and Kickbacks
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Three steps you should take if you have a reverse mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Highlights Consumer Frustration Around Reverse Mortgages
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal To Facilitate Access To Credit In Rural And Underserved Areas
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase for Illegal Mortgage Kickbacks
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Minor Changes to “Know Before You Owe” Mortgage Rules
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE
Category: Blog 5 reasons to check out our Owning a Home tools now
Category: Report Consumers’ mortgage shopping experience
Category: Blog Nearly half of mortgage borrowers don’t shop around when they buy a home
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Nearly Half of Borrowers Do Not Shop for a Mortgage
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Brookings Institution
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Sprint for Cramming Consumers with Unauthorized Third-Party Charges
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Blog Fall 2014 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Proposed changes to our Mortgage Servicing Rules: New protections for surviving family members and other homeowners
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Expanded Foreclosure Protections
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at The Clearing House
Category: Blog Social Security disability income shouldn’t mean you don’t qualify for a mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Provides Guidance to Help Lenders Avoid Discrimination Against Consumers Receiving Disability Income