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Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
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 Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
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 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 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: Press release CFPB and NY Attorney General Sue Repeat Offender MoneyGram For Leaving Families High and Dry
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2022
Category: Blog Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
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: 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 Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog Rising car prices means more auto loan debt
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Options To Prevent Algorithmic Bias In Home Valuations
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Blog Appraisal discrimination is illegal under federal law
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
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 It’s illegal to penalize borrowers for being religious
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Unlawful Medical Debt Collection and Credit Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
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: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2021
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
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: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Report Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
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: Report 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Press release 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: Blog Four reasons why landlords should take advantage of federal rental assistance
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday
Category: Blog Las protecciones federales a la vivienda han terminado. Sepa cómo evitar la ejecución y el desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB Confirms Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Release Updated Data from the National Survey of Mortgage Originations for Public Use
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
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: Blog Rental assistance may help you and your tenants get through the pandemic
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: Report 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: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Report A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Report Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
Category: Report Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Blog Sepa cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino que enfrenta un desalojo
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: Blog Know your rights as a renter facing eviction
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 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 Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act