Senate Banking Housing Plans Focus on Affordability, Access
At today’s Senate Banking hearing on affordable housing, Chairman Brown (D-OH) framed the committee’s legislative agenda in his opening statement but did not indicate any timing or future action.
CFPB Targets Piggyback-Mortgage Collection
The CFPB today issued guidance on debt collection practices it asserts violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by attempting to collect time-barred debt where the statute of limitations has expired.
Comment Deadline Set For Sweeping FHFA Equitable Housing NPR
The Federal Register today includes FHFA’s NPR codifying Sandra Thompson’s equitable- and fair housing agenda in a body of rule that future directors would find more difficult to reverse and FHFA could enforce with more punitive standards.
HFSC GOP Demands FHFA Reverse LLPA Changes
HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) and Rep. Davidson (R-OH) sent a letter to FHFA Director Thompson today demanding that the agency reverse changes to the GSEs loan level pricing adjustments (LLPAs).
LIBOR Transition Still Too Slow, Agencies Say
The Fed, FDIC, NCUA, OCC, and CFPB along with state bank and state credit union regulators today issued a joint statement reminding supervised institutions that USD LIBOR panels will end on June 30.
FDIC, OCC Deploy UDAP Powers for Targeted Deposit Fees
So far without the Fed, the FDIC and OCC today released supervisory guidance asserting that authorize-positive, settle-negative (ASPN) charges are an unfair practice under UDAAP criteria and present consumer compliance risk.
HFSC GOP Leaders Press Banking Agencies on Digital “Chokepoint” Policy
HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) was …