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Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Blog CFPB publishes Beginner’s Guide to Accessing and Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot
Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Blog Explainer: What is nonbank supervision?
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Blog CFPB launches new system to promote consistent enforcement of consumer financial protections
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Mortgage Servicing Metrics
Category: Blog Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Fair Lending Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2021
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Blog The CFPB’s 2021 Fair Lending Annual Report to Congress
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Obtains Ban Against Debt Relief CEO Daniel Crenshaw
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Lawsuit Against MoneyGram
Category: Press release El CFPB y la fiscal general de Nueva York demandan a MoneyGram, infractor reincidente, por dejar varadas a familias.
Category: Press release CFPB and NY Attorney General Sue Repeat Offender MoneyGram For Leaving Families High and Dry
Category: Press release 消費者金融保護局和紐約州檢察長起訴 讓家庭處於無助境地的慣犯速匯金
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Press release CFPB Sanctions Edfinancial for Lying about Student Loan Cancellation
Category: Director's statement CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Edfinancial and Student Loan Cancellation for Public Service
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech “Reining in Repeat Offenders”: 2022 Distinguished Lecture on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Director's statement | Category: Press release CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Appraisal Task Force Report
Category: Office of Research Publication New Data on the Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Policy on Contractual ‘Gag’ Clauses and Fake Review Fraud
Category: Blog Cracking down on discrimination in the financial sector
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals Convention & Housing Policy Summit
Category: Blog Using the Homeowner Assistance Fund program to help borrowers prevent foreclosure
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Options To Prevent Algorithmic Bias In Home Valuations
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
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: 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: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Press release CFPB and DOJ Put Landlords and Mortgage Servicers on Notice About Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Rights
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: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
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 Deadline to request initial forbearance for HUD/FHA, USDA, or VA backed loans is extended until National Emergency ends
Category: Blog New rule ensures mortgage servicers provide options to potentially vulnerable borrowers exiting forbearance
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Software Company That Helps Credit-Repair Businesses Charge Illegal Fees
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
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 Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables
Category: Blog 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: 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: Blog Federal housing protections have ended – Learn how to avoid foreclosure and eviction
Category: Blog We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
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: 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: Press release As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, CFPB Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agencies to Report Rental Information Accurately
Category: Office of Research Publication Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
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 As foreclosure protections end, it’s time to work with your mortgage servicer
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Impact of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Federal Holiday on Residential Mortgage Closings
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its CEO for Deceptive Deposit and Loan Products
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: Office of Research Publication Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic