The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection released the findings of its assessment of the 2013 RESPA Mortgage Servicing Rule. The report describes the Rule, the market, and the Bureau’s findings on the Rule’s effectiveness in meeting factors outlined in Dodd-Frank.
Research and reports
We study how consumers interact with financial products and services to help identify potential problems in the marketplace and achieve better outcomes for all. Review our reports and analyses to help inform your decisions, policies, and practices. And, see reports that we periodically prepare about the CFPB.
Financial Well-being of Older Americans
This report uses data from the National Financial
Well-Being Survey to examine the distribution of financial well-being scores
for adults ages 62 and older.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency and the CFPB are jointly releasing two technical reports about the development of the National Mortgage Database and the National Survey of Mortgage Originations.
In this issue of Supervisory Highlights,
we report examination findings in the areas of automobile loan servicing,
credit cards, debt collection, mortgage servicing, payday lending, and small
business lending that were generally completed between December 2017 and May
This report summarizes strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion used by mortgage industry participants as discussed at the Bureau’s initial roundtable. It highlights the business case for diversity along with current approaches and practices used in the mortgage industry, such as establishing buy-in from top leadership, integrating principles of inclusion in recruiting and hiring, and the importance of data in assessing the impact of diversity on keeping organizations competitive. The report is the result of the CFPB’s collaboration with the financial services industry to raise awareness of the importance of strengthening diversity and inclusion within organizations.
In this issue of Supervisory Highlights, we report examination findings in the areas of mortgage servicing, mortgage origination, student loan servicing, and fair lending. As in past editions, this report includes information about recent public enforcement actions that were a result, at least in part, of our supervisory work. The report also includes information on recently released examination procedures and Bureau guidance.
In this eleventh issue of Supervisory Highlights, we share findings from recent supervisory examination observations in mortgage servicing. The report also discusses Supervision’s approach mortgage to servicing exams, including a description of recent changes to the mortgage servicing chapter of the CFPB Supervision and Examination Manual.
This report summarizes the findings related to the Bureau’s consumer testing of sample periodic statement forms for consumers in bankruptcy.