The Bureau is reopening the comment period for certain aspects of the 2019 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking related to Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
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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 Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is proposing policy guidance that would describe modifications that the Bureau intends to apply to the loan-level HMDA data that financial institutions will report under the Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) before the data is disclosed to the public.
Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) Temporary Increase in Institutional and Transactional Coverage Thresholds for Open-End Lines of Credit
The proposed rule would temporarily raise the reporting threshold for open-end lines of credit to 500 loans.
Technical Corrections and Clarifying Amendments to the Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) October 2015 Final Rule
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) proposes amendments to Regulation C to make technical corrections to and to clarify certain requirements adopted by the Bureau’s Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) final rule ( 2015 HMDA Final Rule or the Final Rule), which was published in the Federal Register on October 28, 2015. The Bureau also proposes a new reporting exclusion.
The Bureau is proposing amendments to Regulation B to permit creditors additional flexibility in complying with Regulation B in order to facilitate compliance with Regulation C and the collection and retention of information about the ethnicity, sex, and race of certain mortgage applicants.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing to extend a collection currently approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) titled “Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C) 12 CFR 1003.”