FHFA Publishes Final Rule on GSE ‘Living Wills’

The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Monday published a final rule that requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to develop credible resolution plans, also known as “living wills.”

MBA Comment Letter Asks Level Playing Field on Consumer Access to Financial Records

The Mortgage Bankers Association submitted a comment letter yesterday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asking that a Bureau proposal on consumer access to financial records provide a level playing field for all authorized data users and promotes consumer awareness in the ways that data are accessed and used.

MBA Asks CFPB to Extend GSE ‘Patch’ Sunset

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a comment letter yesterday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asked the Bureau to extend the temporary GSE Qualified Mortgage loan definition, also known as the GSE “Patch,” for an additional six months following the effective date for the revised general QM parameters.

MBA Asks CFPB to Extend GSE ‘Patch’ Sunset

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a comment letter yesterday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asked the Bureau to extend the temporary GSE Qualified Mortgage loan definition, also known as the GSE “Patch,” for an additional six months following the effective date for the revised general QM parameters.

MBA Asks CFPB to Extend GSE ‘Patch’ Sunset

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a comment letter yesterday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asked the Bureau to extend the temporary GSE Qualified Mortgage loan definition, also known as the GSE “Patch,” for an additional six months following the effective date for the revised general QM parameters.

CFPB Issues Notices of Rulemaking to Address GSE ‘Patch’

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monday issued two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking to address the impending expiration of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises Patch, also known as the GSE Patch, which affects nearly one million mortgage loans.

CFPB Issues Notices of Rulemaking to Address GSE ‘Patch’

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monday issued two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking to address the impending expiration of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises Patch, also known as the GSE Patch, which affects nearly one million mortgage loans.

The CFPB Policy Statement on ‘Abusive Acts or Practices:’ What it Means

On Friday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a policy statement providing a “common-sense framework” on how it intends to apply the “abusiveness” standard in supervision and enforcement matters–a clarification long-awaited by Mortgage Bankers Association and the real estate finance community.