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TRID AND THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Daylight Saving Time (DT) ends on November 1, 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 […]

ADDITIONAL CFPB GUIDANCE ON JUNETEENTH

On August 5, 2021, the CFPB released an interpretive rule to assist the mortgage industry in determining whether to treat June 19, 2021, as a federal holiday or a business day for purposes of compliance with certain time-sensitive borrower protections. Regulation Z establishes timing requirements, calculated in business days, for when borrowers must receive certain disclosures and when borrowers have the right to cancel some mortgages. Because the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act was signed into […]

IMMEDIATE IMPACT OF THE JUNETEENTH BILL

On June 17, 2021, President Biden signed a bill that creates the Juneteenth National Independence Day. The bill amends 5 U.S.C. 6103(a) to add “Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19” as a specified legal public holiday.  This action impacts the definition of “business day,” as defined in Section 1026.2 of Regulation Z. Under TILA and Regulation Z, there are two definitions of “business day.”  The general rule definition is “a day on which the creditor’s […]

FIVE TRID FAQS ADDED

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has added five new questions and answers related to Housing Assistance Loans to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure FAQs. The new questions, which are effective immediately, cover: Are housing assistance loans covered by the TRID rule? What are the criteria for the Regulation Z Partial exemption from the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure Requirements? What are the criteria for the BUILD Act Partial Exemption from the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure […]

CFPB FINALIZES DELAY OF RECENT QM RULES

On April 27, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a final rule extending the mandatory compliance date of the General Qualified Mortgage (QM) Final Rule from July 1, 2021 to October 1, 2022. Additionally, the April 2021 Final Rule affects the expiration of the Temporary GSE QM loan definition or “Patch.” Under the April 2021 Final Rule, the Temporary GSE QM loan definition will expire on October 1, 2022 or the date the […]