CFPB Proposes New Category of Qualified Mortgages

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Aug. 18 issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to create a new category of seasoned qualified mortgages, called “Seasoned QMs,” to “encourage innovation and help ensure access to responsible, affordable in the mortgage credit market.”

Supreme Court Rules Independent CFPB Director Unconstitutional

A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with power resting with a single, independent director, is unconstitutional, but stopped short of allowing the Trump Administration to dismantle the agency.

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.