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CFPB Finalizes Requirements for Reporting Mortgage Data

The HMDA dataset has not kept pace with the mortgage market’s evolution despite being the leading source of information for the market, CFPB said; for example, the HMDA data does not include adequate information about loan features such as adjustable-rate mortgages and non-amortizing loans which helped contribute to the mortgage crisis.

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Why Did Nearly One-Third of House Democrats Vote to Oppose the CFPB?

So why did 64 Democrats—about a third of the 188 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives—vote in favor of H.R. 3192, the Homebuyers Assistance Act, on Wednesday to implement a formal grace period until February 1, 2016, for compliance with the CFPB's TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule?

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CFPB Considers Opening the Door for Class Action Lawsuits

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on Wednesday it is considering proposing rules that will make consumer financial companies more accountable to the consumers they serve. The Bureau is considering a proposal that would prevent consumer financial companies from using "free pass" arbitration clauses that would prevent consumers from bringing class action lawsuits to obtain relief.

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TRID: Into the Great Unknown

The fact that there is no transition period between using the HUD-1 and the new Closing Disclosure Form might be problematic, according to Bankrate.com senior mortgage analyst Holden Lewis.

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CFPB Reform Bills Pass in House Financial Services Committee

H.R. 1266, known as the Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2015 and sponsored by Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas), would remove the CFPB from the Federal Reserve System and re-establish it as a stand-alone agency governed by a five-member, bipartisan commission. This bill passed the Committee by the vote of 35-24.

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CFPB Will Take a ‘Diagnostic’ Approach to Those Trying to Comply With TRID

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-California) questioned Cordray on the CFPB's much anticipated TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule, which is scheduled to go into effect on Saturday, October 3, and has left those in the mortgage industry scrambling to be compliant in time with that date despite a two-month postponement from the rule's original effective date of August 1.

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CFPB Complaint Report Cites Problems With Loan Mod Process

Ambiguity and/or delays in the loan modification process were a frequent subject of the complaints, while others said they were not considered for all loss mitigation options available, they were incorrectly denied a modification, or the terms of the modification were unfavorable.

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Watchdog Says Controls for CFPB Complaint Database Can Be Enhanced

In order to assess the effectiveness of the CFPB's controls over the accuracy and completeness of the database, the OIG performed an audit of these controls relevant to the database covering processes from January 1, 2014, through June 30, 2014, and complaints in the database through June 30, 2014.

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