The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is proposing to create a new category of QMs (Seasoned QMs) for first-lien, fixed-rate covered transactions that have met certain performance requirements over a 36-month seasoning period, are held in portfolio until the end of the seasoning period, comply with general restrictions on product features and points and fees, and meet certain underwriting requirements.
The Bureau proposes to amend Regulation Z to replace the Temporary GSE QM loan definition’s sunset date with a provision that extends the definition to expire upon the effective date of final amendments to the General QM loan definition.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection proposes to amend Regulation F, which implements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), by proposing to require debt collectors to make certain disclosures when collecting time-barred debts.
The Bureau seeks comments and information to identify opportunities to prevent credit discrimination, encourage responsible innovation, promote fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit, address potential regulatory uncertainty, and develop viable solutions to regulatory compliance challenges under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) announces the availability of an updated consumer publication, the Consumer Handbook on Adjustable Rate Mortgages booklet, also known as the CHARM booklet.
This notice proposes changes to the Remittance Rule to mitigate the expiration of an exception that allows insured institutions to estimate certain costs associated with sending a remittance transfer to increase the normal course of business safe harbor.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) because it is considering whether to propose revisions to Regulation Z’s general qualified mortgage definition.
The Bureau is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking relating to certain data points in the Bureau’s October 2015 final rule that were added to Regulation C or revised to require additional information, and coverage of certain business- or commercial-purpose loans.
The Bureau is proposing to amend Regulation C to increase the threshold for reporting data about closed-end mortgage loans, extend the temporary threshold for reporting data about open-end lines of credit and set a threshold upon expiration of the proposed extension, and further implement the amendments to HMDA made by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
The Request for Information regarding potential rule changes
to the Remittance Rule seeks information on the coverage of the rule and on the
expiration of an exception that allows certain financial institutions to
estimate certain costs that come with sending a remittance transfer.
1013(b)(3)(A) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
(Act) requires the Bureau to “facilitate the centralized collection of, monitoring
of, and response to consumer complaints regarding consumer financial products
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”) was enacted to ensure that credit is made available to all creditworthy applicants without discrimination on the basis of sex, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or other prohibited bases under the ECOA.