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CFPB revised its TILA and Ecora Audit Handbooks on 4 June to include the regulations it published in January of this year concerning appraisal, trust account, indemnity and qualification of creditors. Part 1 is intended to improve the comprehension by bankers and mortgage providers of how audits will verify adherence to the new regulations.
Including the new rules: Establish qualifying and Screening Norms for Lenders; ban incentive schemes; ban "double compensation" for lenders; safeguard beneficiaries of higher-priced mortgage credits by extending the term of trust deposits to at least five years; ban waivers of government debt; generally ban compulsory arbitration; ban lenders from funding one-time premium insurance with certain mortgage credits.
HUD released the Mortgagee Letter 2013-04 on June 3, which raised the maturity for mortgage insurance premia (MIP) on single-family FHA loans (Untitled I and Home Equities Mortgage Conversions). In particular for FHA exposures with a LTV of over 90%, the MIP is now valid for the whole repayment period.
This MIP was previously terminated when the five-year term repayment of the LTV was 78%. With LTV lending in the amount of or less than 90%, the MIP will stay for 11 years. The HUD also raised the base points of the yearly MIP for each class of FHA lending. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio (D) sent a June 4 letter to Director Cordray in which he called on CFPB "to take immediate steps to rectify the countless instances of fraud by consumers, whether in credit or with third parties, in the industry".
" The Senator Brown strongly supported CFPB's consideration of the following measures to curb improper recovery: Ask collections agencies, whether primarily debtors or third party collector, to retain all pertinent documents before giving out their first collections notification to the customer; request that information about previous collections efforts be travelled with the claim; prohibit the selling of non -verifiable claims; remove the selling or collecting of statute-barred claims; prohibit tampering issuance of loan items in return for paying outstanding sums.
In July, Senator Brown, Chairman of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, will host a hearings on allegations of improper practice in the collections sector and possible changes to the FDCPA. The CFPB and the FTC held a Round Table on Collections on 6 June in Washington, D.C. The panellists expressed concerns that debtors had failed to review the accounts on which collections agencies depend to demand recovery from debtors.
The industrial groups present called on the CFPB to approve a draft directive on the documents to be made available by the collection agency to the defendant in the event of legal proceedings. CFPB on June 7 announces that it will conduct a nation-wide consultation of 1,000 cardholders in connection with its extensive research into binding pre-trial rules of commercial banking redress.
Dodd-Frank's Section 1028 requests the CFPB to undertake a survey and reporting to Congress on the use of dispute resolution regulations in consumption finance and to ban or restrict the use of dispute resolution if it "promotes the interests of the general public as well as protecting consumers". CFPB issued small guidelines on 7 June for its lender and mortgage service regulations.
The CFPB pointed out that the Guidelines do not replace the basic regulations but merely offer a user-friendly view to help companies with restricted resource to comply. The small compliant guidelines of the entities always take cognizance of the formal quote when discussion of individual regulations takes place and reminds the readers to check the formal interpretations for each regulation.
CFPB observes that the guidance on complying with the rules for the lender's small entities is primarily designed for the following: 1. lenders receiving indemnity for granting closed mortgage credits; 2. third party lenders paying indemnity to lenders; 3. lenders of closed mortgage credits; and 4. lenders of ELOCs guaranteed by a pledge on the consumer's main home.
One of the main features of the new regime is that the guidance on complying with the rules for small entities of the lender summarises the following aspects: 1 ) the nature of the credits secured; 2 ) what represents indemnification to lenders; 3 ) the obligatory qualification of lenders; 4 ) accounting standards; 5 ) guidelines and processes that lenders must establish to ensure adherence; 6 ) the admissibility of conciliation and the waiving of government demands; 7 ) the extent of the ban on funding insurance credits; and 8 ) general adherence concerns.
Guidelines on complying with the requirements for small businesses are intended for mortgage lenders, service providers and mortgage credit assignors and refer to the "general mortgage credit service rules". It then examines in detail the mortgage service policy for ( (1) periodical account statement issues; (2) interest adjust orders; (3) immediate credit and withdrawal orders; (4) compulsory insurance; (5) troubleshooting and information queries; (6) general maintenance guidelines and practices; (7) early consumer interventions; (8) continued consumer contacts; (9) damage reduction practices; and (10) general regulatory requirements.
Early this year, the CFPB issued small compliancy guidelines for (1) the capability to pay back and qualify mortgage regulations and (2) ROEPA.