The CFPB recently released a report entitled Data Point 2020: Mortgage Market Activity and Trends addressing 2020 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data.

Among various highlights, the Report provides that 4,472 financial institutions reported at least one closed-end loan in 2020, which is down by 18.8 percent from 5,505 financial institutions that reported in 2019.

The CFPB recently issued a report entitled Data Point: Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market. The report briefly examines differences among subgroups of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) based on the 2020 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data. In issuing the report the CFPB stated that “[e]xisting studies often portray

In connection with the release of its latest semi-annual regulatory agenda, the CFPB announced that it will assess the October 2015 significant amendments to Regulation C under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), and that it will not pursue other HMDA rulemakings.

The Dodd-Frank Act requires that the CFPB conduct an assessment of each

Almost 45 years after the FTC’s Holder Rule and corresponding FTC staff guidance were issued, the FTC has issued a “staff note” in which FTC staff concludes that the TILA exemption for large transactions does not apply to the FTC’s Holder Rule (which is officially titled the “Trade Regulation Rule Concerning Preservation of Consumers’ Claims

The CFPB recently announced the public availability of calendar year 2020 residential mortgage loan application data reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The data can be accessed here. For each reporting institution, a modified version of the HMDA data reported by the institution is made publicly available. For privacy reasons, certain reported

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently issued the 2021 edition of A Guide to HMDA Reporting (Guide). The Guide addresses the collection and reporting of residential mortgage loan application data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) for calendar year 2021.

The Guide reflects the changes to the HMDA reporting thresholds that the

Although HMDA reporting institutions are busily working on their submission of 2020 data, the CFPB recently announced the availability of a beta version of the HMDA reporting platform for 2021 data. (As previously reported, in early January 2021 the CFPB announced the availability of the platform for the submission of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

The CFPB recently issued a final rule increasing the asset exemption threshold under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and a final rule increasing the asset exemption threshold for the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) requirement to maintain an escrow account for a higher-priced mortgage loan.

Banks, savings associations, and credit unions are not subject