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CFPB KICKS ENFORCEMENT INTO HIGH GEAR

Posted by jholzknecht on  October 25, 2021
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Category: CFPB, Fair Lending, Redlining
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will name Eric Halperin, a longtime consumer advocacy attorney and former official with the U.S. Department of Justice during the Barack Obama administration, to serve as its new enforcement director. This is according to original reporting at Bloomberg Law, based on conversations with internal CFPB sources who wished to remain unnamed. It is expected that Halperin will be appointed by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra in the coming days, according

USE OF 2020 CENSUS TRACT INFORMATION

Posted by jholzknecht on  October 25, 2021
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Category: CFPB, HMDA, Regulation C
Recently the CFPB reminded HMDA filers that when providing census tract information required by HMDA and Regulation C for calendar year 2022 applications and loans, financial institutions should use census tract information provided in the 2020 census. The FFIEC’s Geocoder will use 2020 census tract information beginning January 1, 2022.

TRID AND THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Posted by jholzknecht on  October 23, 2021
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Daylight Saving Time (DT) ends on November 71, 2021 at 2:00 a.m. What does DST have to do with TRID? The TRID rules under Regulation Z require creditors to disclose the time zone applicable to its location when disclosing the date and time the interest rate lock and estimate of closing costs will expire on the loan estimate. As a result, financial institutions located in areas that observe DT need to remember to change the

FEMA FINALLY RELEASES THE REVISED SFHDF

Posted by jholzknecht on  October 11, 2021
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Category: FEMA, Flood Insurance
On September 30, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the revised Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form (SFHDF). The previous version of the form expired on October 31, 2018. The revised form is difficult to open. It requires the most current version of Adobe or similar software.

STERN REMINDER OF THE END OF LIBOR

Posted by jholzknecht on  October 6, 2021
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On October 5, 2021, Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randal K. Quarles spoke at The Structured Finance Association Conference in Las Vegas on “Goodbye to All That: The End of LIBOR.” Quarles reminded his audience that while LIBOR will no longer be a functional index after June 30, 2023, it will not be available for use in any new contracts after the end of 2021 — just 85 days from today. The Federal Reserve and

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