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The Policy Makers

Some of the industry’s greatest minds discuss the lessons they learned during the housing crisis, and how it’s shaping their stance on housing policy today. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DSNews, out now.

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Dodd-Frank Rollback to Impact PACE ABS Market

An analysis of the Dodd-Frank Act modifications by Moody’s has found that the amendment to the federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA) passed by the U.S. Senate last week will help clarify certain federal consumer protection responsibilities for participants in ...

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What Will Dodd-Frank Modification Bill Mean for Housing?

The United States Senate voted Wednesday afternoon to advance S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, after several weeks of debate, amendments, and negotiation. On Wednesday afternoon, the Senate finally voted 67-31 to end debate on the bill, capping ...

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Senate Debates Dodd-Frank Modification Bill

On Wednesday, the Senate entered its second day of debate over the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The bill enacts modifications to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law in 2010 by ...

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Wallison: Treasury Department Wrong on Regulation Approach

Former White House Counsel and Senior Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute Peter J. Wallison put in an appearance Thursday on CNBC’s The Santelli Exchange, where he criticized the U.S. Treasury Department’s recent approach to regulation ...

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FDIC Dodd-Frank Stress Test Scenarios Highlight Economic Expectations

Unemployment, exchange rates, prices, income, and interest rates are some of the economic factors that will reveal whether banks in the U.S. are armed with robust capital planning processes and sufficient capital to continue operations during times of economic or financial ...

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Could CFPB Poll Results Be Skewed?

A recent poll may have showed serious support for the CFPB and Dodd-Frank, but after further study, the results may not be as accurate as some had hoped. What gives?

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House Votes to Drastically Change CFPB

The Financial CHOICE Act, originally introduced on April 26, 2017 by Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), Chairman of the House Financial Service Committee, passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday. The CHOICE Act is the Republican response to reforms put in place after the 2008 economic collapse. The bill significantly amends the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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Under the Microscope – How Effective are QM Rules?

Nearly a decade after the housing crisis in 2008 and the passing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will soon be required by law to examine the Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule and assess the rule’s effectiveness. With the housing market having bounced back since the crash, will some of the rule’s guidelines be amended? What could this mean for borrowers and mortgage professionals?

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Bills Seeking Regulatory Relief for Main Street Are Receiving Bipartisan Support

“Throughout this Congress, we have seen examples and heard testimony about how regulatory impediments prohibit job creation, cause consolidation of community financial institutions, and decrease choices for consumers,” said Randy Neugebauer, Chairman of the Subcommittee. “Some of the proposals we have already considered have received bipartisan support.”

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