On March 30, 2021, the federal financial institution regulatory agencies announced the release of the 2021 edition of A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right! for Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)-related data collected in 2021 and reported in 2022.
On March 11, 2021, the OCC, Board, FDIC, FCA, and NCUA proposed to supplement the Interagency Flood Insurance Questions and Answers with new interagency questions and answers related to the private flood insurance rules. These newly proposed Questions and Answers Regarding Private Flood Insurance are in addition to the Proposed Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance that the Agencies released in 2020. In 2020 the Agencies stated in their proposed revisions that since the
On January 24, 2020 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) approved a Policy Statement that was intended to clarify the meaning of “abusive” in Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices. Compliance Resource informed you of this in our blog early last year. The statement provided a framework for the CFPB’s exercise of its supervisory and enforcement authority to address abusive acts or practices in an effort to provide a common-sense framework on how the
On March 9, 2021 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published an interpretative rule entitled Equal Credit Opportunity (Regulation B); Discrimination on the Bases of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The interpretative rule: Clarifies that, with respect to any aspect of a credit transaction, the prohibition against sex discrimination in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B, which implements ECOA, encompasses sexual orientation discrimination and gender identity discrimination, including discrimination based on actual
On March 3, 2021 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would delay the mandatory compliance date of the General Qualified Mortgage (QM) final rule from July 1, 2021 to October 1, 2022. If the NPRM is finalized as proposed, the old, DTI-based General QM definition; the new, price-based General QM definition; and the GSE QM would all remain available as long as the lender received the consumer’s
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