borrowers skyrocketed and the servicing industry was unable to keep up. As a result , an increased number of borrowers suffered substantial harm. The Dodd -Frank Act imposed new requirements on servicers and gave the Bureau the authority to both implement the new requirements and also to adopt additional rules to p rotect consumers.
Prior to the creation of the CFPB, the road to getting a mortgage loan was a difficult one to navigate. Basically, each mortgage company pretty much made their own rules (within certain legal guidelines) – but there wasn’t much of a way that borrowers could easily compare “apples-to-apples” per se as far as they information they were given.
The CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman released a report8 projecting that over the next two years, one-in-three rehabilitated student loan borrowers could be driven back into default due to gaps between student loan programs. The report examines debt collection and servicing problems plaguing the federal programs designed to help millions
A process to alter how servicers get paid. are no rules to automate or standardize modifications, which still would ultimately be granted at the discretion of the servicer, with no additional.
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The CFPB has vowed to punish servicers that fail to adapt to new rules requiring better communication with borrowers who have fallen. award $15 million unless there is some serious bad conduct,".
WASHINGTON — The Consumer financial protection bureau finalized clarifications tuesday to its mortgage servicing rules in an effort to ease concerns servicers had about communicating with struggling or bankrupt borrowers who invoke certain legal protections.
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Even if the CFPB were to provide some sort. mortgage servicing and other rules and coordination will be difficult, he said. And those aren’t the only risks lenders face. "The reason we are.
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Under the CFPB’s existing rules, a mortgage servicer must give borrowers certain foreclosure protections, including the right to be evaluated under the CFPB’s requirements for options to avoid.
CFPB says such contact, intended to provide information to get the borrower back on track, can occur jointly with that made for another purpose such as a collection call.