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Introduction The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) currently impose certain requirements on mortgage servicers. Sections 1418, 1420, 1463 and 1464 of the Dodd-Frank Act empower the CFPB to address problems in the servicing

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Mortgage rules Beginning in January 2014, some new CFPB rules will. got in the lead-up to the financial crisis. Any lender who wants to make a Qualified Mortgage will have to follow common sense rules:. to answer questions and have access to critical documents.

Hurry! This webinar is this afternoon at 1 CST! For those wondering if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s mortgage-servicing rule is published in the Federal Register yet, the answer is no..

CFPB’S 900-PAGE FINAL RULE ON mortgage servicing raises industry concerns. 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 foreclosure, only once during the life of the loan.

Amendments to the CFPB’s Residential Mortgage Servicing Regulations. The CFPB issued a final rule amending its residential mortgage servicing rules under Regulations X (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) and Z (Truth in Lending Act). The rule establishes new protections for consumers, including the following:

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– Today, the consumer financial protection bureau (cfpb) is releasing a bulletin and interim final rule to provide greater clarity to the market concerning mortgage servicing rules that take effect in January 2014. The clarifications address communications with family members after a borrower dies, contact with delinquent borrowers, and treatment of consumers who have filed for bankruptcy or invoked certain protections under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

CFPB Bulletin 2014-01: Compliance Bulletin and Policy Guidance: Mortgage Servicing Transfers. FAQs. The Bureau provides a list of commonly asked questions and answers on particular topics to assist in understanding and complying with the mortgage servicing rules. browse all FAQ topics. Additional materials

New CFPB Mortgage Servicing and Loss Mitigation Rules to Take Effect in 2017 and 2018; New FDCPA Safe Harbor CFPB White Paper May Signal More to Come from CFPB on Loss Mitigation