TRID: A Thorn in the Mortgage Industry’s Side, Jan. 27, 2016–Barnard, Patrick

It’s been almost four months since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rules took effect on Oct. 3, and although it would be sensationalist to say that the complex set of rules has devastated the mortgage industry, as some predicted it would, there is solid evidence, at this point, that the rules are delaying closings, slowing originations and increasing the average cost per loan for mortgage lenders.