The CFPB, Fed, and OCC have published notices in the Federal Register announcing that they are increasing three exemption thresholds that are subject to annual inflation adjustments. Effective January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, these exemption thresholds are increased as follows:
- Smaller loans exempt from the appraisal requirement for “higher priced mortgage loans,” increased from $25,500 to $26,000
- Consumer credit transactions exempt from Truth in Lending Act/Regulation Z, increased from $54,600 to $55,800 (but loans secured by real property or personal property used or expected to be used as a consumer’s principal dwelling and private education loans are covered regardless of amount)
- Consumer leases exempt from Consumer Leasing Act/Regulation M, increased from $54,600 to $55,800.