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Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Enhancing public data on auto lending
Category: Press release Reporte de la CFPB Destaca Problemas con la Verificación de Antecedentes de Inquilinos
Category: Press release CFPB Reports Highlight Problems with Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Consumer Snapshot: Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Tenant Background Checks Market Report
Category: Blog The CFPB finalizes rule to increase transparency regarding key nonbank supervision tool
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Speech Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, at the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Kicks Off Personal Financial Data Rights Rulemaking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at Money 20/20
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, on Proposals to Prevent Bailout Risk and Guard Against Increased Concentration in Banking
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulation Z and Regulation M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Blog Market monitoring insights: Examining the potential credit impact of high vehicle costs for consumers
Category: Blog Exploring the connection between financial assistance for medical care and medical collections
Category: Blog Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Analysis of Potential Impacts of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Press release CFPB Sues ACE Cash Express for Concealing No-Cost Repayment Plans and Improperly Withdrawing Consumers’ Funds
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
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: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
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: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
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: 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: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
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: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Blog Celebrating 10 years of consumer protection
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Rules to Facilitate Smooth Transition as Federal Foreclosure Protections Expire
Category: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
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
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Blog Summary of the 2021 CFPB Research Conference
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Asian Real Estate Association of America Housing and Diversity Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Clarifies Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions
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 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: Report Housing insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release New Report From Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Over 11 Million Families At Risk Of Losing Housing
Category: Blog New report highlights housing insecurity and the need for aggressive action
Category: Blog The Bureau is working hard to address housing insecurity, promote racial equity, and protect small businesses’ access to credit
Category: Blog Experiment suggests people pay down debt but keep savings cushion
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Rule on Higher-Priced Mortgage Loan Escrow Exemption
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on the Role of Supervisory Guidance
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on Consumer Disclosures Related to Debt Collection
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s Small Business Lending Data Collection Requirement
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Two Final Rules to Promote Access to Responsible, Affordable Mortgage Credit
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule to Implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog CFPB’s clear rules of the road for debt collector communications lead to stronger consumer rights
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks During “Current Priorities in Consumer Financial Protection Seminar” At Harvard Kennedy School
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule, Improves Clarity and Transparency by Amending Disclosure of Records and Information Regulation