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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues an Approval Order to Facilitate Employee Access to Earned but Unpaid Wages
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Mortgage relief deadlines extended
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Two Final Rules to Promote Access to Responsible, Affordable Mortgage Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Multiple States Enter into Settlement with Nationstar Mortgage, LLC for Unlawful Servicing Practices
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog How to help homeowners protect their homes
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement With Washington Federal Bank, N.A. For Flawed Mortgage-Loan Data Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Ninth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule Extending the GSE Patch
Category: Report Data point: How mortgages change before origination
Category: Report Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Rule Assessment
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Assessment of TRID Mortgage Loan Disclosure Rule
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks at the Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB to Extend Comment Period for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on New Category of Qualified Mortgages
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Eighth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Seventh Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Fifth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Sixth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Press release El CFPB Anuncia Que Está Intentando Contactar a Aquellos Consumidores Que Sean Elegibles Para Recibir Compensación Económica por El Caso Siringoringo
Category: Report An updated review of the new and revised data points in HMDA: Further observations using the 2019 HMDA data
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Analysis of HMDA Data Points
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Fourth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Public Service Announcements to Reach Consumers Eligible for Compensation in Siringoringo Case
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Third Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes New Category of Qualified Mortgages to Encourage Innovation and Access to Affordable Mortgage Credit
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Remarks During the Women in Housing and Finance Annual Symposium
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Foreclosure Relief Services Company and Its Owner
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Proposed Rule on Escrow Exemptions for Certain High-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Report Data point: 2019 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2019 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Method for Determining Underserved Areas
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule on Loss Mitigation Options for Homeowners Recovering from Pandemic-Related Financial Hardships
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Contract for Deed Companies for Engaging in Deceptive Acts and Practices and Violating Credit Reporting Rules
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Steps to Address GSE Patch
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release CFPB and State Regulators Provide Additional Guidance to Assist Borrowers Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Report Retirement Security and Financial Decision-making: Research Brief
Category: Press release CFPB Study Highlights Challenges Retirees Face to Meet Expenses in Early Years of Retirement
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Help Struggling Homeowners Seeking Mitigation Efforts; Consumers Seeking Small-Dollar Loans
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB, CSBS Issue Consumer Guide on Mortgage Relief Options
Category: Blog What you need to know if you are thinking about using home equity to cover expenses during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Lo que necesita saber si está pensando en usar el valor acumulado de su vivienda para cubrir sus gastos durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog 코로나 바이러스(COVID-19) 기간 중에 주택 담보로 금전적 도움을 받으려고 할 때 알아 두어야 할 사항들
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Responsibilities of Financial Firms During Pandemic
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Press release CFPB, FHFA, & HUD Launch Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance Website for Americans Impacted by COVID-19
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release CFPB Paves Way for Consumers Facing Financial Emergencies to Obtain Access to Mortgage Credit More Quickly
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Mortgage Loan Transfer Process to Prevent Consumer Harm
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule Raising Data Reporting Thresholds Under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Announce Borrower Protection Program
Category: Press release Media Advisory: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Video on How Mortgage Forbearance Works Under CARES Act
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Mortgage Servicers to Work with Struggling Homeowners Affected by COVID-19
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Director Kraninger Statement on Joint HUD-FHFA Announcement on Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium
Category: Report Market Snapshot: First-time Homebuyers
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fifth Third Bank, National Association for Allegedly Opening Unauthorized Accounts and Enrolling Consumers in Unauthorized Products and Services
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Citizens Bank, N.A.
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Report Data point: Servicer size in the mortgage market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Report Exploring Differences between Large and Small Mortgage Servicers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Assess Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretitive Rule on Screening and Training Requirements for Mortgage Loan Originators
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, and Proposed Settlement with Carrigan
Category: Report Data point: 2018 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Report Introducing New and Revised Data Points in HMDA
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2018 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Blog Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure: Your guides as you choose the home loan that’s right for you
Category: Blog La Estimación del Préstamo y la Declaración de Cierre. Las guías que necesita mientras elije el préstamo hipotecario que más le conviene
Category: Blog Estafas de cierre de hipotecas: cómo protegerse usted y resguardar su dinero
Category: Blog Los pasos que debe tomar para cerrar el trato de su vivienda con confianza
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Qualified Mortgage ANPR
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period For ANPR on HMDA Data Points
Category: Blog The essential steps to close on your home with confidence
Category: Blog Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with BSI Financial Services
Category: Blog Bureau releases redesigned HMDA research & data page
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Changes to HMDA Rules
Category: Blog Is this the year you buy your first home?
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Families 50 State Report
Category: Blog Buying a home? Sign up for our two-week email boot camp