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Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Report Plain Writing Act Compliance Report 2023
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 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: Blog How are mortgages with a COVID-related forbearance performing in 2023?
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 CFPB Proposes New Consumer Protections for Homeowners Seeking Clean Energy Financing
Category: Blog Adjustable-rate loans are changing, because a widely-used interest rate index expires in June
Category: Report FY 2022 Office of Minority and Women Inclusion Annual Report to Congress
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Junk Fees Special Edition, Issue 29, Winter 2023
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
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: 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: Report 2022 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Report Plain Writing Act Compliance Report 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Blog Furnishers have an obligation to investigate consumer disputes
Category: Press release CFPB and Justice Department Caution Auto Finance Companies about Servicemember Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Advisory to Protect Privacy When Companies Compile Personal Data
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Blog CFPB launches new system to promote consistent enforcement of consumer financial protections
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Mortgage Servicing Metrics
Category: Blog Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
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: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
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 CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
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: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the NFHA’s Virtual Forum on Special Purpose Credit Programs
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: Blog Federal housing protections have ended – Learn how to avoid foreclosure and eviction
Category: Blog We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
Category: Press release As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, CFPB Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agencies to Report Rental Information Accurately
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 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 Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
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: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
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: 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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finalizes Advisory Opinions Policy and Announces Two New Advisory Opinions
Category: Blog How to help homeowners protect their homes
Category: Blog 주택 소유자가 자신의 주택을 보호할 수 있도록 돕는 방법
Category: Blog Cách giúp chủ nhà bảo vệ ngôi nhà của họ
Category: Blog Paano tutulungan ang mga may-ari ng bahay na pangalagaan ang kanilang mga bahay
Category: Blog Cómo puede ayudar a los propietarios de viviendas a proteger sus hogares
Category: Blog 如何幫助房屋擁有人保護自己的住房
Category: Blog CFPB provides clearer rules of the road for RESPA marketing service agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Policy Statement on Applications for Early Termination of Consent Orders
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Proposed Rule on Escrow Exemptions for Certain High-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule on Loss Mitigation Options for Homeowners Recovering from Pandemic-Related Financial Hardships
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Pilot Advisory Opinion Program to Provide Regulated Entities Clear Guidance and Improve Compliance
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress