CFPB Proposal Would Harmonize Reg B and C Compliance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a proposal on Friday to provide flexibility for lenders around the collection of applicants' demographic data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C) and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B).

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Household Debt Jumps to End 2016

Outstanding household debt increased by a robust 1.8 percent in the final quarter of 2016, rising by $226 billion to $12.58 trillion, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said today.

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Fed Survey: CRE Tightening Trend Continues

Bankers continued tightening credit for commercial real estate loans and consumer loans in the last three months while holding steady on other business loans and easing credit standards very slightly in their home mortgage portfolios, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer survey released today.

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