CFPB, Federal Agencies Warn of AI Bias Risks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and three other federal agencies on Tuesday issued a joint statement cautioning financial firms that use of artificial intelligence could increase risk of bias and civil rights violations.

MBA Amicus Brief: Lenders Not Liable for Actions of Independent Appraisers

The Mortgage Bankers Association on Friday filed an amicus brief in litigation in response to a statement of interest filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Department of Justice examining the liability standard that would apply to lenders for the acts of independent, third-party appraisers.

HUD, Justice Department Reach Agreement on False Claims Act Violations

AUSTIN, TEXAS–HUD and the Department of Justice yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding outlining “prudent” guidance for False Claims Act violations, a move that analysts said could help eliminate uncertainty in FHA lending and provide incentives for private market lending in government lending programs.