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Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Blog CFPB launches new system to promote consistent enforcement of consumer financial protections
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 Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
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 Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
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: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
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: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
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: Press release 2021 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Now Available
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 New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Report No FEAR Act Annual Report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
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 Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
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 CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Press release CFPB Bans 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 Takes Action Against Access Funding and Its Leadership for Misleading Consumers with Structured Settlements
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
Category: Blog CFPB calls tech workers to action
Category: Blog Fall 2021 Rulemaking Agenda
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: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
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: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
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: 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: 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 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: Blog The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program
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: 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: Press release As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, CFPB Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agencies to Report Rental Information Accurately
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: 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: 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