James McCarthy, who helps manage the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s complaint resolution portal, conducted a presentation for the Board of Directors last week.
NRMLA submitted two comment letters to the CFPB that focus on proposed changes to counseling and disclosure requirements mandated in the Dodd-Frank Act.
NRMLA submitted comments to the CFPB in response to a Federal Register notice published over the summer that asked a series of questions about real-life borrower experiences.
NRMLA this week submitted comments to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors proposing amendments to the reverse mortgage exam guidelines first published in 2009.
The CFPB study is a well-written, comprehensive analysis of the reverse mortgage program, but contains nothing new that NRMLA or the industry is not already aware of, or working to improve.
A congressionally-mandated study of reverse mortgages published this week by the CFPB concludes that elderly consumers are not getting enough information to help them make well-informed decisions and that better disclosures and better counseling is needed.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, this week, issued Bulletin 2012-02 in response to several inquiries regarding the new Regulation Z rules on loan originator compensation.
The FTC issued a comprehensive new advertising and recordkeeping regulation with the potential to greatly affect the mortgage origination and servicing industry, as well as the greater real estate industry that provides complementary services to the mortgage industry.