CFPB Implementation Plan for Mortgage Rules

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On February 13, the CFPB announced a plan it will implement over the next year for the mortgage industry’s compliance with consumer protections that go into effect January 2014. Among the new rules are the “ability-to-pay” rule and new mortgage servicing rules. In implementing the rules, the CFPB will: (i) coordinate with other agencies; (ii) publish plain-language guides; (iii) publish updates to financial interpretations; (iv) publish readiness guides; and (v) educate consumers. CFPB Release.

Topics:  Ability-to-Repay, CFPB, Mortgage Servicing Rules, Mortgages, Qualified Mortgage Rule

Published In: Consumer Protection Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

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