Closed-end mortgage originations increased 65.2% in 2020, driven primarily by an increase in mortgage refinance loans, according to a new review of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today.
Must the Bank Update the Loan Estimate if It Becomes Aware of Increases to Fees Unrelated to Extension of Rate Lock Agreement?
Questions and answers from the July/August 2021 ABA Regulatory Policy and Compliance Inbox.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency issued a policy statement today stating its position on fair lending laws with respect to the entities it regulates: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council today released the 2020 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data on mortgage lending transactions at 4,475 financial institutions.
Questions and answers from the May/June 2021 ABA Regulatory Policy and Compliance Inbox.
The Consumer Financial Protection’s fair lending work “is and will continue to be a critical component of the bureau and the federal government’s response to the pandemic and the elimination of racial injustice,” the bureau noted this week in its annual Fair Lending Report to Congress.
Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Dave Uejio today signaled that the bureau may move to reconsider recent final rulemakings on Qualified Mortgages and debt collection.
The American Bankers Association today urged the Department of Justice to reexamine how it defines geographic markets in its guidelines for reviewing competitive effects of bank mergers and acquisitions, saying they currently “fail to account for significant competition in many product lines, especially in many rural markets.”
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council today released the 2019 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data on mortgage lending transactions at 5,508 financial institutions.
In an interpretive rule issued today, the CFPB provided guidance on how it will determine which counties qualify as “underserved” for a given calendar year, as required by Regulation Z.