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Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, COVID-19 Prioritized Assessments Special Edition (Issue 23)
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 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 Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog How to help homeowners protect their homes
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
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 Proposes New Category of Qualified Mortgages to Encourage Innovation and Access to Affordable Mortgage Credit
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 Issues Proposed Rule on Escrow Exemptions for Certain High-Priced Mortgage Loans
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 Takes Steps to Address GSE Patch
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Responsibilities of Financial Firms During Pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
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 CFPB and FHFA Announce Borrower Protection Program
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Mortgage Servicers to Work with Struggling Homeowners Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Qualified Mortgage ANPR
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with BSI Financial Services
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 18 (Winter 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces System for Prepaid Issuers to Submit Account Agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Report 2013 Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Assessment Report
Category: Report 2013 RESPA Servicing Rule Assessment Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publishes Assessments of Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules
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: Report Technical Reports: National Survey of Mortgage Originations and National Mortgage Database
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Releases Latest Supervisory Highlights
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Finalizes Amendment to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers Facing Bankruptcy
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Changes to Prepaid Accounts Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the mortgage servicing rule
Category: Report Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: Readout from an opening roundtable
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Ocwen for Failing Borrowers Throughout Mortgage Servicing Process
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Ocwen Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citi Subsidiaries to Pay $28.8 Million for Giving the Runaround to Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions and Announce 2017 Thresholds
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Five Arizona Title Lenders for Failing to Disclose Loan Annual Percentage Rate to Consumers
Category: Blog We’ve updated our mortgage servicing rules to provide greater protections for mortgage borrowers and other homeowners
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Proposal on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Mortgage Servicing Special Edition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervision Finds Mortgage Servicers' Ongoing Technology Failures and Process Breakdowns Trigger Rule Violations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Blog eRegulations updated with Regulations X, C, and more
Category: Report Testing of Bankruptcy Periodic Statement Forms for Mortgage Servicing
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Mortgage Complaints
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2015
Category: Press release CFPB Recovers $107 Million in Relief for More Than 238,000 Consumers Through Supervisory Actions
Category: Press release CFPB Provides Guidance About Marketing Services Agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Company for Blocking Consumers’ Attempts to Save Their Homes
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer protection in new faster payment systems
Category: Press release CFPB Outlines Guiding Principles for Faster Payment Networks
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2015
Category: Blog Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press release CFPB and Federal Trade Commission Take Action Against Green Tree Servicing for Mistreating Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Blog Proposed changes to our Mortgage Servicing Rules: New protections for surviving family members and other homeowners
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Expanded Foreclosure Protections
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2014
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Report Highlights Risky Practices in Student Loan Servicing
Category: Blog Final lists of rural and rural or underserved counties for use in 2015
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Flagstar Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Flagstar Bank for Violating New Mortgage Servicing Rules
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Increases in Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Runarounds in Mortgage Servicing Transfers