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Category: Press release FFIEC Issues Statement on Examination Principles Related to Valuation Discrimination and Bias in Residential Lending
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: A look at cash-out refinance mortgages and their borrowers between 2013 to 2023
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Symposium on Property Insurance
Category: Press release Joint Statement on Fair Lending and Credit Opportunities for Noncitizen Borrowers under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Repeat Offender Freedom Mortgage Corporation for Providing False Information to Federal Regulators
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at The Mortgage Collaborative National Conference
Category: Press release Agencies to Host Roundtable on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release CFPB sanciona a Freedom Mortgage y a Realty Connect por cobrar comisiones ilegales
Category: Press release CFPB Penalizes Freedom Mortgage and Realty Connect for Illegal Kickbacks
Category: Blog CFPB entrega al congreso el reporte anual del 2022 sobre equidad en el crédito
Category: Blog The CFPB's 2022 fair lending annual report to congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2022
Category: Blog How are mortgages with a COVID-related forbearance performing in 2023?
Category: Blog Protegiendo a propietarios de tasaciones discriminatorias de viviendas
Category: Blog The CFPB intends to identify ways to simplify and streamline the existing mortgage servicing rules
Category: Blog La CFPB intenta identificar formas de simplificar y agilizar las normas para la administración de hipotecas
Category: Press release Agencies Propose Interagency Guidance on Reconsiderations of Value for Residential Real Estate Valuations
Category: Press release Agencias Gubernamentales Proponen Directrices Inter Agenciales sobre Reconsideraciones del Valor de Valuaciones de Propiedades de Bienes Raíces Residenciales
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes New Consumer Protections for Homeowners Seeking Clean Energy Financing
Category: Office of Research Publication Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing and Consumer Financial Outcomes
Category: Blog Adjustable-rate loans are changing, because a widely-used interest rate index expires in June
Category: Blog Protecting people from discriminatory targeting
Category: Report Supplemental estimation methodology for institutional coverage and market-level cost estimates in the small business lending rulemaking
Category: Report User testing for sample data collection form for the small business lending final rule
Category: Press release CFPB determina que leyes estatales son Consistentes con la TILA | CFPB
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Determination that State Disclosure Laws on Business Lending are Consistent with the Truth in Lending Act
Category: Blog Protecting homeowners from discriminatory home appraisals
Category: Blog CFPB starting mandated review of mortgage loan originator rules
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Junk Fees Special Edition, Issue 29, Winter 2023
Category: Blog Appraisal standards must include federal prohibitions against discrimination
Category: Blog Los estándares de tasaciones deben incluir las prohibiciones federales contra la discriminación
Category: Blog For many struggling mortgage borrowers with home equity, selling their home could be an alternative to foreclosure
Category: Blog CFPB releases updates to mortgage servicing exam procedures
Category: Blog Update on state laws on lending to businesses
Category: Press release La CFPB Toma Acciones Contra Carrington Mortgage por negarle a Propietarios sus Derechos Bajo la Ley CARES
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Carrington Mortgage for Cheating Homeowners out of CARES Act Rights
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Mortgage Servicing Metrics
Category: Report Fair Lending Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2021
Category: Blog The CFPB’s 2021 Fair Lending Annual Report to Congress
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
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: Blog Using the Homeowner Assistance Fund program to help borrowers prevent foreclosure
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
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 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 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: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
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: 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: 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: Blog Federal housing protections have ended – Learn how to avoid foreclosure and eviction
Category: Blog We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021
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: Office of Research Publication Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Office of Research Publication Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2020
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: Blog Mortgage Servicer Communication: Strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Compliance Bulletin Warns Mortgage Servicers: Unprepared is Unacceptable
Category: Press release CFPB Clarifies That Discrimination by Lenders on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Is Illegal
Category: Blog Homeowners have expanded access to protections
Category: Blog Los plazos para recibir alivio de hipoteca han sido extendidos
Category: Blog Struggling during the pandemic? COVID-19 financial relief and protections extended
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, COVID-19 Prioritized Assessments Special Edition (Issue 23)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Blog Bureau takes additional steps to foster an inclusive financial system
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues an Approval Order to Facilitate Employee Access to Earned but Unpaid Wages
Category: Blog Mortgage relief deadlines extended
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Multiple States Enter into Settlement with Nationstar Mortgage, LLC for Unlawful Servicing Practices
Category: Blog El CFPB en búsqueda de comentarios formales para mejorar las directrices para servir a consumidores LEP
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Bureau seeks formal comments to inform forthcoming guidance on serving LEP consumers
Category: Blog How to help homeowners protect their homes