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HUD Update To Single Family Housing Policy Handbook Incorporates Dozens Of New Policies And Technical Enhancements
On March 27, 2019, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's ("HUD") Federal Housing Administration ("FHA") published the first update to its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook
United States
17 May 2019
It Just Got Easier To File An FHA HECM Claim
Good news from the Government for a change. Yesterday, October 22, 2018, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ...
United States
25 Oct 2018
If Only: US Treasury Department Report Creates A Wish Tree Of Financial Reform For Fintech
Regardless of whether its recommendations are achievable in whole or in part or merely aspirational, the US Department of Treasury's ("Treasury") report issued on July 30, 2018...
United States
10 Sep 2018
New York Court Annuls DFS Effort To Curb Unscrupulous Title Practices
In its press release announcing the new regulation, the DFS stated its intent to address questionable title industry practices and clarify the rules.
United States
24 Jul 2018
SDNY Finds BCFP Structure Unconstitutional, Breaking With DC Circuit
In a June 21, 2018 opinion, Judge Loretta Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held that the structure of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is unconstitutional.
United States
27 Jun 2018
The Wait Is Over: D.C. Circuit Holds That While The CFPB's Structure May Be Lawful, Its RESPA Interpretation Is Not
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (the "court") has issued its long-awaited en banc decision in PHH v. CFPB.
United States
1 Feb 2018
New York Takes Aim At Title Insurance Marketing Practices
New title insurance regulations in New York restrict the marketing practices of title insurance agencies and affect the operation of affiliated businesses.
United States
2 Nov 2017
Nationwide Safe Water Requirements For FHA-Insured Loans
The OIG's solution is for HUD to improve its guidance on safe water requirements as well as to sanction lenders that fail to identify water safety issues for properties known to be affected by water contaminants.
United States
12 Oct 2017
CFPB Requires Title Agent To Pay Up To $1.25 Million To Consumers Referred To Affiliated Title Insurer
No AfBA disclosure — no safe harbor! By Consent Order dated September 27, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against Meridian Title Corporation for violating Section 8....
United States
29 Sep 2017
CFPB Finalizes TRID Changes and Clarifications; There's More to Know in "Know Before You Owe"
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a final rule to clarify the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure requirements.
United States
26 Jul 2017
PHH, CFPB, and DOJ Tangle over Constitutionality of the Bureau
The long awaited en banc oral argument in the PHH v. CFPB appeal was heard this morning. Based upon the questions asked by the judges, and with the caveat that such questioning is not always an indicator of how a court will rule, it seems likely that the D.C. Circuit will not find the CFPB to be unconstitutionally structured.
United States
25 May 2017
HUD FHA To Launch New Automated Loan Review System, Incorporating Defect Taxonomy
On January 11, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published Mortgagee Letter 2017-03, "Federal Housing Administration Loan Review System – Implementation and Process Changes."
United States
20 Jan 2017
CFPB Petitions D.C. Circuit For Review Of PHH Ruling By Full Court
With just a week to spare before its 45-day deadline for appeal expired, last week the CFPB petitioned the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit for en banc review of the October three-judge panel decision in PHH Corp. v CFPB.
United States
22 Nov 2016
Webinar: Court Strikes Down CFPB's Interpretation of RESPA: PHH Corporation v. CFPB and Its Impact on Your Business - November 2, 2016
For real estate brokers, agents, lenders and title companies subject to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, October 11, 2016 was a banner day.
United States
24 Oct 2016
Court Rejects CFPB's RESPA Interpretation, Declares Single-Director Structure Unconstitutional
Today, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a ruling overturning a $109 million monetary penalty imposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
United States
12 Oct 2016
CFPB Dives Back Into TRID
The CFPB finally issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) today, proposing a number of amendments to its TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule.
United States
2 Aug 2016
U.S. Court Of Appeals For The D.C. Circuit Sharply Questions CFPB At Oral Argument In PHH Corp. v. CFPB
The hearing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on April 12 was a tale of two arguments.
United States
14 Apr 2016
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