The Bureau is issuing technical specifications for submissions of prepaid account agreements, as required by the Bureau’s 2016 final rule regarding prepaid accounts (as subsequently amended).
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The Bureau is amending the official commentary that interprets the requirements of the Bureau’s Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) to reflect a change in the asset-size threshold for certain creditors to qualify for an exemption to the requirement to establish an escrow account for a higher-priced mortgage loan based on the annual percentage change in the average of the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) for the 12-month period ending in November.
Based on the CPI-W in effect as of June 1, 2018, the exemption threshold will increase from $26,000 to $26,700, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Based on the annual percentage increase in the CPI-W as of June 1, 2018, the exemption threshold will increase from $55,800 to $57,200 effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Bureau is amending Federal mortgage disclosure requirements under RESPA and TILA
that are implemented in Regulation Z.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued a rule amending certain Regulation Z mortgage servicing rules issued in 2016 relating to periodic statements. These amendments revise the timing requirements for servicers transitioning between modified or unmodified periodic statements and coupon books in connection with a consumer’s bankruptcy case.
Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
The Bureau is finalizing amendments to its rule governing prepaid accounts under Regulations E and Z that make modifications to several aspects of that rule and extend the overall effective date of the rule to April 1, 2019.
Amendments to Federal Mortgage Disclosure Requirements under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
The Bureau is making various amendments to federal mortgage disclosure requirements under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and the Truth in Lending Act that are implemented in Regulation Z.
Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Correction
The Bureau is making several technical corrections to a final rule it issued on Aug. 4, 2016 amending certain of the Bureau’s mortgage servicing regulations under Regulation X (implementing the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) and Regulation Z (implementing the Truth In Lending Act) (2016 Final Rule).
Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Delay of Effective Date
The Bureau issued a final rule to delay the Oct. 1, 2017 effective date of the rule governing Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) by six months, to April 1, 2018.