On May 30 S. 1693 passed in the House, after previously passing in the Senate, and moved to the president for signature. The bill’s sole function is to extend funding for the National Flood Insurance Program from May 31, 2019 to June 14, 2019.
One year ago, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA) established several new protections for servicemembers and veterans, including: Holding lenders to more stringent requirements when they participate in VA’s refinance programs Ensuring continued foreclosure protections for servicemembers up to one year after they leave active duty Prohibiting medical debt that should have been paid by the VA to be reported as part of a veteran’s credit history Providing free credit monitoring […]
The recent proposed changes to HMDA were published in the Federal Register on May 13, 2019. As a result the comment period ends on July 12, 2019. For details regarding the proposal see our recent blog article.
On May 7, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a proposed rule, contained in Regulation F, to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The proposal establishes clear limits on the number of calls debt collectors may place to reach consumers on a weekly basis; clarifies how collectors may communicate lawfully using newer technologies, such as voicemail, email and text messages, that have developed since the FDCPA’s passage in 1977; and requires […]
On May 2, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) and other items related to changes to Regulation C, which is the implementing regulation for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking For closed-end mortgage loans, the NPRM proposes two alternatives that would permanently increase the coverage threshold from 25 to either 50 or 100 closed-end mortgage loans. For […]