Fees on the Firing Line

If it wasn’t clear before that the CFPB’s blog post targeting “junk” mortgage fees meant business, NEC Director Brainard’s comments endorsing it brought this on home.  No matter the controversy and litigation, the Bureau has toppled credit-card late fees at least for now.  It clearly plans a like-kind assault on mortgage costs, so we here turn to an analysis of which are on the firing line and how deadly the Bureau’s shots are likely to prove.