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Final rules

Rules listed here are final rules issued by the CFPB. To identify all the rules related to a single consumer financial product, use the filter tool below.

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Other than interim final rules, this includes all CFPB final rules, including procedural and interpretive rules. Generally, final rules go through notice and comment  before issuance.

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Under some circumstances, the CFPB may issue final rules without a comment period before issuance. The CFPB may request comment on these rules and may later alter the rules, if necessary.

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Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) Adjustment to Asset-Size Exemption Threshold

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is issuing a final rule amending the official commentary that interprets the requirements of the Bureau's Regulation C (Home Mortgage Disclosure) to reflect the asset-size exemption threshold for banks, savings associations, and credit unions based on the annual percentage change in the average of the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W).
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Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Adjustment to Asset-Size Exemption Threshold

This rule amends Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) to implement certain amendments to the Truth in Lending Act made by the Dodd-Frank Act. This rule amends the official commentary that interprets the requirements of the Bureau’s Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) to reflect changes in the asset-size thresholds for certain creditors to qualify for an exemption to the requirement to establish an escrow account for a higher-priced mortgage loan.
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Truth in Lending (Regulation Z) Annual Threshold Adjustments (Credit Cards, HOEPA, and Qualified Mortgages)

This final rule revises, as applicable, dollar amounts for provisions implementing TILA and amendments to TILA. The Bureau is adjusting these amounts, where appropriate, based on the annual percentage change reflected in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in effect on June 1, 2023.

Notice of Availability of Revised Methodology for Determining Average Prime Offer Rates

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announces the availability of a revised version of its “Methodology for Determining Average Prime Offer Rates,” which describes the data and methodology used to calculate the average prime offer rate (APOR) for purposes of Regulation C and Regulation Z.

Advisory Opinion on Fair Credit Reporting; Facially False Data

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is issuing this advisory opinion to highlight that a consumer reporting agency that does not implement reasonable internal controls to prevent the inclusion of facially false data, including logically inconsistent information, in consumer reports it prepares is not using reasonable procedures to assure maximum possible accuracy under section 607(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
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Limited Applicability of Consumer Financial Protection Act’s “Time or Space” Exception to Digital Marketers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is issuing this interpretive rule to address digital marketing providers that commingle the targeting and delivery of advertisements to consumers, such as by using algorithmic models or other analytics, with the provision of advertising “time or space.” Digital marketing providers that are materially involved in the development of content strategy would not fall within the “time or space” exception as interpreted by the Bureau.

Advisory Opinion on Debt Collectors’ Collection of Pay-to-Pay Fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is issuing this advisory opinion to affirm that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Regulation F prohibit debt collectors from charging consumers pay-to-pay fees (also known as convenience fees) for making payment a particular way, such as by telephone or online, unless those fees are expressly authorized by the underlying agreement or are affirmatively permitted by law.