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Category: Press release CFPB Proposes to Ban Medical Bills from Credit Reports
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Proposed Ban of Medical Bills on Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry into Junk Fees in Mortgage Closing Costs
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at a White House Event Convening on Mortgage Closing Costs
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Report Data spotlight: Early impacts of removing low-balance medical collections
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s Nonbank Mortgage Company Report
Category: Office of Research Publication Price Complexity in Laboratory Markets
Category: Report Recent Changes in Medical Collections on Consumer Credit Records
Category: Press release CFPB actúa contra tarifas ilegales en hipotecas
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop Illegal Junk Fees in Mortgage Servicing
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 33 (Spring 2024)
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Americans are Paying Upfront Fees Seeking to Lower Interest Rates on Mortgages
Category: Press release CFPB revela que se están pagando tarifas para reducir tasas de interés
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Trends in discount points amid rising interest rates
Category: Press release 2023 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Now Available
Category: Blog ASC hearing addresses appraisal bias, highlights deficiencies with The Appraisal Foundation
Category: Director's statement Submission of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra to the Appraisal Subcommittee Regarding Oversight of the Appraisal Foundation
Category: Letter CFPB Director Rohit Chopra’s Letter to the Appraisal Subcommittee
Category: Blog Junk fees are driving up housing costs. The CFPB wants to hear from you.
Category: Press release CFPB Emite Directrices para Regir los Resultados Arreglados de Comparaciones de Tarjetas de Crédito y Otros Productos Financieros
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Rein in Rigged Comparison-Shopping Results for Credit Cards and Other Financial Products
Category: Blog Unlawful fees in the mortgage market
Category: Blog Tarifas ilegales en el mercado de hipotecas
Category: Press release FFIEC Issues Statement on Examination Principles Related to Valuation Discrimination and Bias in Residential Lending
Category: Press release CFPB Secures $12 Million From Ringleaders of Foreclosure Relief Scam
Category: Press release CFPB Recupera $12 Millones de Jefes de una Estafa con Alivio de Ejecución Hipotecaria
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Close Bank Overdraft Loophole that Costs Americans Billions Each Year in Junk Fees
Category: Press release CFPB y Departamento de Justicia Demandan a la Compañía Desarrolladora y Prestamista Colony Ridge por hacer Ofertas Falsas y Ofrecer Financiamiento Predatorio
Category: Press release CFPB and Justice Department Sue Developer and Lender Colony Ridge for Bait-and-Switch Land Sales and Predatory Financing
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the Press Event for Colony Ridge
Category: Office of Research Publication The Neighborhood Geography of Mortgage Lending
Category: Office of Research Publication Overdraft and Nonsufficient Fund Fees: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: A look at cash-out refinance mortgages and their borrowers between 2013 to 2023
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2023: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Piloting disclosures for construction loans
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 Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Next public hearing on appraisal bias: November 1
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at The Greenlining Institute's 2023 Just Future Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Mortgage Report Finds Jumps in Closing Costs and Denials for Insufficient Income, Growing Proportion of Cash-Out Refinances
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: 2022 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the Better Markets Conference on the 15th Anniversary of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers and the Onset of the Global Financial Crisis
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at The Mortgage Collaborative National Conference
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Take action when home insurance is cancelled or costs surge
Category: Consumer advisories Consejos para el Consumidor: Actúe Cuando le Cancelen el Seguro de Vivienda o el Costo Suba
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 Looking at credit scores only tells part of the story – cashflow data may tell another part
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Initial Fresh Start program changes followed by increased credit scores for affected student loan borrowers
Category: Blog Ensuring consumers receive critical lending protections
Category: Press release Datos del 2022 en crédito hipotecario están disponibles
Category: Blog The CFPB's 2022 fair lending annual report to congress
Category: Blog CFPB entrega al congreso el reporte anual del 2022 sobre equidad en el crédito
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2022 Data on Mortgage Lending
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against ACI Worldwide for Illegally Processing $2.3 Billion in Mortgage Payments that Homeowners Did Not Authorize
Category: Press release CFPB toma Acción Contra ACI Worldwide por Procesar Ilegalmente $2.3 Billones en Pagos Hipotecarios sin la Autorización de los Propietarios de Viviendas
Category: Blog Protecting consumers’ right to challenge discrimination
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Areas of the Southern Region
Category: Report Banking and Credit Access in the Southern Region of the U.S
Category: Blog Protegiendo a propietarios de tasaciones discriminatorias de viviendas
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: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Press release Agencias solicitan comentarios sobre normativa de tasaciones automáticas
Category: Blog Algoritmos, inteligencia artificial y equidad en tasaciones de vivienda
Category: Blog Algorithms, artificial intelligence, and fairness in home appraisals
Category: Press release Agencies Request Comment on Quality Control Standards for Automated Valuation Models Proposed Rule
Category: Blog Mortgage data shows that borrowers could save $100 a month (or more) by choosing cheaper lenders
Category: Blog Building resilience and durability into mortgage rules
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: Press release CFPB Issues Rule to Facilitate Orderly Wind Down of LIBOR
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Protect Homeowners from Illegal Collection Tactics on Zombie Mortgages
Category: Blog Zombie second mortgages: When collectors come for long forgotten home loans
Category: Blog Segundas hipotecas zombis: Qué hacer cuando los cobradores lleguen a cobrar préstamos hipotecarios olvidados
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Completing the LIBOR Transition
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra on Zombie Mortgage Debt
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Who gets sued in civil courts? Civil judgments are not evenly distributed
Category: Report Consumer Credit and the Removal of Medical Collections from Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB emite directrices contra tácticas ilegales de cobro de hipotecas zombis
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Revised Methodology for Determining Average Prime Offer Rates
Category: Office of Research Publication Insights into Consumers’ Financial Standing and Distress from 2019-2022: Evidence from a CDFI
Category: Press release 2022 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Now Available
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: Office of Research Publication Report on the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rule Voluntary Review
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Use of Buy Now, Pay Later: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Seeking public input: new proposal for alternative mortgage disclosures for construction loans
Category: Press release La CFPB Cierra el Negocio de Préstamos Hipotecarios de la Corporación RMK Financial, por sus Repetidas Ofensas Contra Familias Militares
Category: Press release CFPB Shuts Down Mortgage Loan Business of RMK Financial for Repeat Offenses Against Military Families
Category: Blog Buscamos comentarios del público sobre nueva propuesta de divulgaciones hipotecarias alternativas, para préstamos para la construcción
Category: Press release CFPB emite normas para proteger a prestatarios de hipotecas
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Protect Mortgage Borrowers from Pay-to-Play Digital Comparison-Shopping Platforms
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Mortgage Comparison Shopping in a Time of Higher Interest Rates