CFPB Final Rule on Mortgage Servicing Standards


On January 18, the CFPB released final rules, effective January 10, 2014, which set forth national mortgage loan servicing standards. The final rules address, among other things, servicers’ obligations to: (i) correct errors asserted by borrowers; (ii) provide protections in connection with ‘force-placed’ insurance; (iii) establish reasonable policies and procedures; (iv) provide information about loss mitigation options to borrowers; and (v) evaluate applications for available loss mitigation options. CFPB Release. CFPB Final Rule. CFPB Fact Sheet. CFPB Summary.