News stories tagged CFPB

NASCUS stays up to date with CFPB developments

(April 9, 2021) Every time CFPB issues a new proposal, rule, clarification, report to Congress, report on consumer attitudes and actions – and more – NASCUS makes note of it...

Freezing foreclosures until year’s end proposed by CFPB

(April 9, 2021) Widely depicted as a freeze on foreclosures until after Dec. 31, the CFPB this week unveiled a set of new rules it said were aimed at preventing...

Bureau delays compliance for pair of debt collection rules

(April 9, 2021) Two debt collection rules – which had been slated to take effect Nov. 30 – will now have a delayed compliance deadline of Jan. 29, 2022, under...

CFPB outlines plan to keep tabs on mortgage servicers

(April 9, 2021) Following its proposed rules to prevent “avoidable foreclosures,” the bureau later in the week released a new bulletin detailing its expectations for mortgage servicers’ engagement with borrowers...

Summaries outline CLF rule, HPML exemptions

(April 2, 2021) Two new summaries – of a interim final rule concerning enhancements to NCUA’s Central Liquidity Facility (CLF) and of an NCUA “regulatory alert” on CFPB’s expanded exemptions...

Bureau yanks 7 policy statements off shelf

(April 2, 2021) Seven policy statements issued in 2020 from late March to early June that provided temporary flexibilities to financial institutions in the areas of consumer mortgages, credit reporting,...

‘Gear up’ for foreclosures, CFPB warns

(April 2, 2021) Seemingly pulling no punches, the CFPB late this week sent a warning to mortgage servicers: unprepared for an expected surge in homeowners needing assistance is unacceptable –...

Agencies to target illegal evictions

(April 2, 2021) Evictions by major multistate landlords, eviction management services and private equity firms, among others, will be targeted for investigation by the CFPB and the Federal Trade Commission...

Bureau blames pandemic’s impact for complaint upticks

(March 26, 2021) More than a half million complaints – up 54% from the previous year – were fielded in 2020 by the CFPB, reflecting the financial impact of the...

CFPB urges stimulus to reach consumers

(March 19, 2021) Saying it is concerned that some payments will be intercepted to cover such things as unpaid overdraft fees, the CFPB this week encouraged financial institutions (including credit...

Bureau: ECOA prohibits sexual orientation/gender discrimination

(March 12, 2021) Sexual orientation discrimination and gender identity discrimination is prohibited under equal credit opportunity regulations, CFPB said this week in an interpretive rule. Further, the subhead for the...

Delay in QM rule examined in summary

(March 12, 2021) NASCUS also this week published a summary of CFPB’s proposal to delay the general “qualified mortgage” loan proposal, which would push the mandatory compliance date back by...