CFPB Publishes Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide

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On July 8, the CFPB published a guide intended to help financial institutions prepare to comply with the various mortgage-related rules the CFPB promulgated in January 2013, some of which it continues to revise. The guide briefly describes each of the rules and provides (i) a readiness questionnaire, (ii) frequently asked questions, and (iii) a list of other resources available to companies seeking to come into compliance with the new rules. The readiness questionnaire covers (i) implementation plans, (ii) policies and procedures, (iii) training, (iv) audit/quality control, (v) consumer complaints, and (vi) vendor management.