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PROPOSED REVISION TO 2013 FINAL ESCROW RULE

On April 11, 2013 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed revisions to the final rule it adopted in January 2013. The proposal clarifies the determination method for the “rural” and “underserved” designations and keeps in place certain existing protections for HPMLs until other similar provisions take effect in January 2014. The January rule can be read to cut off certain existing consumer protections before the new expanded protections take effect. The confusion arose because […]

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