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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Types of final rules
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.
Interim Final Rule
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.
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.
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, 2022.
Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C); Judicial Vacatur of Coverage Threshold for Closed-End Mortgage Loans
This technical amendment updates the Code of Federal Regulations to reflect the closed-end mortgage loan reporting threshold of 25 mortgage loans in each of the two preceding calendar years
This final rule increases the dollar threshold exempting certain credit extensions from the special appraisal requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans from $28,500 to $31,000, effective January 1, 2023.
This final rule increases the dollar threshold for certain exempt consumer credit transactions under Regulation Z from $61,000 to $66,400, effective January 1, 2023.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is amending Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), generally to address the anticipated sunset of LIBOR, which is expected to be discontinued for most U.S. Dollar (USD) tenors in June 2023.
Truth in Lending (Regulation Z); Impact of the 2021 Juneteenth Holiday on Certain Closed-End Mortgage Requirements
This interpretive rule clarifies certain Regulation Z timing requirements in light of legislation that designated “Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19” (Juneteenth) as a legal public holiday.
Protections for Borrowers Affected by the COVID-19 Emergency Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation X
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule to amend Regulation X to assist mortgage borrowers affected by the COVID-19 emergency.
Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z): General QM Loan Definition; Delay of Mandatory Compliance Date
This final rule delays the General QM Final Rule’s mandatory compliance date to October 1, 2022.
Amendments to exempt certain insured depository institutions and insured credit unions from the requirement to establish escrow accounts for certain higher-priced mortgage loans.
Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z): Seasoned QM Loan Definition
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule to create a new category of QM loans (Seasoned QM loans) for first-lien, fixed-rate covered transactions that have met certain performance requirements, are held in portfolio by the originating creditor or first purchaser for a 36-month period, comply with general restrictions on product features and points and fees, and meet certain underwriting requirements.
Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z): General QM Loan Definition
This final rule amends the General QM loan definition in Regulation Z. Among other things, the final rule removes the General QM loan definition’s 43 percent DTI limit and replaces it with price-based thresholds.
Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z): Extension of Sunset Date
The Bureau amends Regulation Z to replace the January 10, 2021 sunset date of the Temporary GSE QM loan definition with a provision stating that the Temporary GSE QM loan definition will be available only for covered transactions for which the creditor receives the consumer’s application before the mandatory compliance date of final amendments to the General QM loan definition in Regulation Z.
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 requires a creditor to make a reasonable, good faith determination of a consumer’s ability to repay a residential mortgage loan according to its terms.
Treatment of Certain COVID-19 Related Loss Mitigation Options Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation X; Interim Final Rule
This interim final rule provides a regulatory exception for certain programs that allow borrowers to defer repayment of forborne or delinquent amounts that accrued due to the COVID-19 emergency.
Truth in Lending (Regulation Z); Determining “Underserved” Areas Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
The Bureau is issuing this interpretive rule to provide guidance about the way in which it determines which counties qualify as underserved for a given calendar year.
Application of Certain Provisions in the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule and Regulation Z Right of Rescission Rules in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this interpretive rule to provide guidance to creditors and other covered persons involved in the mortgage origination process in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The final rule adjusts Regulation C’s institutional and transactional coverage thresholds for closed-end mortgage loans and open-end lines of credit.
This interpretive rule construes Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).
The Bureau is amending Regulation C to extend to January 1, 2022 the threshold of 500 open-end lines of credit for reporting data about open-end lines of credit and to incorporate into Regulation C the partial exemptions created by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
Partial Exemptions from the Requirements of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act under the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Regulation C)
The Bureau is issuing an interpretive and procedural rule to implement and clarify the requirements of section 104(a) of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which amended certain provisions of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
The 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.