Browsing: PACE loans

Compliance and Risk

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week announced updates to its rulemaking agenda. Items on the agenda and their associated timelines were submitted to the Office of Management and Budget in early March, prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus and the subsequent economic downturn.

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The American Bankers Association yesterday responded to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s request for information on what it can do to address the threat that residential Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE loans, for energy-efficient retrofitting can pose to homeowners and the housing finance system.

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Building on previous warnings about risks associated with home retrofitting loans financed through tax assessments, the Federal Housing Finance Agency is requesting public input on additional steps to deal with the “continued threat” that these loans pose to homeowners and the housing finance system.

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today announced updates to its rulemaking agenda for 2019. Significantly, the bureau said that it is considering initiating a rulemaking or issuing guidance to address the interplay between Regulation Z and requirements under the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.

Compliance and Risk

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today requested public feedback on Property Assessed Clean Energy loans, a controversial type of financing that allows homeowners to pay for energy-efficient retrofitting — such as solar panels and high-efficiency air conditioners — through their property tax assessments, and which often take lien priority over the first mortgage lien.

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In a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today, ABA joined several finance and advocacy groups calling on the bureau to quickly initiate a rulemaking to further regulate Property Assessed Clean Energy loans, as directed by S. 2155.

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