The CFPB’s Office of Research recently issued a blog post regarding its analyses of the impacts of higher mortgage interest rates on borrowers and potential homebuyers. The analyses are based on first and second quarter Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data filed by the 55 mortgage lenders that are required, based on their high volume of mortgage lending, to collect and submit HMDA data on a quarterly basis. … Continue Reading
CFPB Releases Redesigned HMDA Research and Data Page
The CFPB recently released a redesigned version of its Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data and research page. The webpage provides access to various types of HMDA information and data, including HMDA data of individual institutions, and HMDA data aggregated on a national basis and a metropolitan area basis.
The CFPB advises that in the coming months the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) will publish a query tool for the 2018 HMDA data.… Continue Reading
CFPB Issues Guidance on Applicability of TRID Rule to Assumptions
The CFPB recently issued a factsheet addressing whether a Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure are required in connection with the assumption of a residential mortgage loan.
As previously reported, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Growth Act) includes a sense of Congress provision that the CFPB should endeavor to provide clearer, authoritative guidance on the applicability of the TRID rule to mortgage loan assumptions.… Continue Reading
Revised HMDA Examination Guidelines Issued
The CFPB recently posted on its website revised Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) examination guidelines.
The revised guidelines address the exemption adopted in the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (also known as S.2155) applicable to the new HMDA data categories added by Dodd-Frank and the HMDA rule adopted by the CFPB in October 2015.… Continue Reading
CFPB Releases 2018 HMDA Data
The CFPB recently released modified Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) loan application registers of approximately 5,400 financial institutions for calendar year 2018.
Calendar year 2018 is the first year that the mortgage industry collected HMDA data under the modified, and significantly expanded, data reporting requirements under the revised HMDA rule adopted in October 2015 by the CFPB.… Continue Reading
2019 HMDA Guide Released
The CFPB announced the release of the 2019 version of A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting it Right. The Guide addresses the collection of data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) during 2019 that must be reported in 2020.
The Guide incorporates the amendments to HMDA made by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (also known as S.2155).… Continue Reading
CFPB Issues Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Reference Chart
The CFPB recently issued A Regulatory and Reporting Overview Reference Chart for HMDA Data Collected in 2019. As previously reported, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act created an exemption from the reporting of the new HMDA data categories for smaller mortgage loan volume depository institutions and credit unions.… Continue Reading
CFPB Finalizes Off-Balanced Approach to Public Disclosure of HMDA Data
As previously reported, in September 2017 the CFPB proposed policy guidance regarding what application-level Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data would be disclosed to the public based on the significant expansion to the HMDA data reporting items that the CFPB adopted in October 2015. Calendar year 2018 was the first year that reporting institutions collected data under the expanded requirements, and that data must be reported to the government by March 1, 2019.… Continue Reading
CFPB Announces Opening of HMDA Data Filing Period
As previously reported, late in 2018 the CFPB announced the availability of a beta version of a Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data platform for companies to test the filing of 2018 data. The CFPB has now announced that the beta testing period is closed and the HMDA data platform is open for the filing of 2018 data.… Continue Reading
CFPB Releases Beta Version of 2018 HMDA Data Platform
The CFPB has made available a beta version of its 2018 HMDA data platform. The platform is for the reporting of data collected in 2018 that must be reported in 2019.
During the beta period, reporting institutions can test and retest 2018 HMDA data files as often as desired to assess if their Loan Application Register (LAR) data complies with the reporting requirements outlined in the Filing Instructions Guide for HMDA data collected in 2018.… Continue Reading