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Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)

The Bureau’s Mortgage Servicing Final Rules amend Regulations X and Z. The Mortgage Servicing Final Rules implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and the Truth in Lending Act regarding mortgage loan servicing.

Final rules

Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X)
Feb. 14, 2013

  • The Bureau issued this final rule to amend Regulation X, which implements the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974, and implements a commentary that sets forth an official interpretation to the regulation. This final rule implements provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regarding mortgage loan servicing.

Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
Feb. 14, 2013

  • The Bureau issued this final rule to amend Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act and the official interpretation to the regulation, which interprets the requirements of Regulation Z. This final rule implements provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regarding mortgage loan servicing.

Amendments; official interpretations; corrections

Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
March 8, 2018

  • The Bureau issued this final rule amending certain aspects of the mortgage servicing rule 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 when consumers enter or exit bankruptcy.

Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X)
Oct. 16, 2017 

  • The Bureau issued this interim final rule to amend a provision of the Regulation X relating to the timing for mortgage servicers to provide modified written early intervention notices to borrowers who have invoked their cease communication rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Correction
July 5, 2017

  • On Aug. 4, 2016, the Bureau issued a final rule amending certain mortgage servicing rules issued by the Bureau in 2013. This final rule makes several non-substantive corrections to the 2016 amendments. The corrections address two typographical errors, the authority citation for Regulation Z, and several amendatory instructions relating to certain official commentary to apply the correct effective date.

Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
Oct. 19, 2016

  • This final rule clarifies, revises, or amends provisions regarding force-placed insurance notices, policies and procedures, early intervention, and loss mitigation requirements under Regulation X’s servicing provisions; and prompt crediting and periodic statement requirements under Regulation Z’s servicing provisions. This final rule also addresses proper compliance regarding certain servicing requirements when a person is a potential or confirmed successor in interest, is a debtor in bankruptcy, or sends a cease communication request under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.  

Safe Harbors From Liability Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) for Certain Actions Taken in Compliance With Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
Oct. 19, 2016 

  • The Bureau issued this interpretive rule under the FDCPA to clarify the interaction of the FDCPA and specified mortgage servicing rules in Regulations X and Z.

Truth in Lending (Regulation Z)
July 29, 2016

  • The Bureau issued this final rule to make a correction to Regulation Z by adding official interpretations of periodic statements for residential mortgage loans for consumers in bankruptcy.

Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
Nov. 3, 2014

  • This final rule, among other things, provides an alternative small servicer definition for nonprofit entities that meet certain requirements.

Application of Regulation Z's Ability-To-Repay Rule to Certain Situations Involving Successors-in-Interest
July 17, 2014

  • The Bureau issued this interpretive rule to clarify that the Ability-to-Repay Rule incorporates the existing definition of “assumption” under 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)
Oct. 23, 2013

  • This interim final rule, among other things, clarifies proper compliance regarding servicing requirements when a consumer is in bankruptcy or sends a cease communication request under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X), and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
Oct. 1, 2013

  • The Bureau issued this final rule to, among other things, amend loss mitigation procedures under Regulation X's servicing provisions. 

Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Final Rule
July 24, 2013 

  • The Bureau issued this final rule to clarify, correct, or amend certain provisions of the mortgage rules issued by the Bureau in January of 2013, including provisions on the relation to State law of Regulation X's servicing provisions; implementation dates for adjustable-rate mortgage servicing notices; the small servicer exemption from certain servicing rules; and other amendments to the mortgage rules.

Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Correction
July 30, 2013

Proposed rules

Regulation Z

Regulation X

Related documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Dec. 14, 2011

The Bureau issued this notice and request for public comment to solicit comments on an information collection request submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).