CFPB retreat may only go so far to ease mortgage rules

Mortgage rules Beginning in January 2014, some new CFPB rules will provide homeowners and consumers shopping for a home mortgage with new rights and greater protection from harmful practices. These rules should eliminate or sharply reduce the runarounds and painful surprises that hurt so many homeowners during and after the financial crisis.

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CFPB Updates Compliance Guide for Mortgages 11.11.2014 WASHINGTON – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made some key changes to its compliance guide for the three major mortgage rules that took effect earlier this year.

Types of final rules. final rule Other than interim final rules, this includes all CFPB final rules, including procedural and interpretive rules. Generally, final rules go through notice and comment before issuance. Interim Final Rule. Under some circumstances, the CFPB may issue final rules without a comment period before issuance.

Summary of Mortgage Servicing Rules The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its final rules on mortgage loan servicing on January 17, 2013, and amended them in August 2016.. Applies to fixedrate/fixed payment mortgages only..

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This Guide summarizes mortgage rules published by the CFPB through July 24, 2015, but it is not a substitute for the rules. Only the rules and their official interpretations (also known as commentary) can provide complete and definitive information regarding their requirements.

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With less than one month remaining until the April 19, 2018 effective date of bankruptcy-related amendments to Regulation X and Regulation Z, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has issued "Mortgage Servicing FAQs" to address several questions it has received regarding the new bankruptcy statement requirements. Specifically, the FAQs provide some clarification regarding periodic statements, coupon books, reaffirmation, successors in interest, and the effective date.

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The CFPB issued its final rule amending the mortgage servicing rules under Regulations X and Z. The proposal for these amendments was issued in November 2014. The amended provisions cover a wide range of topics, including the following: