Last week, Congressional representatives Maxine Waters, D-CA, Bobby Scott, D-VA, and Elijah Cummings, D-MD, as chairs of committees with oversight responsibility for the student loan servicing market, sent letters to CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger and Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about their concerns with the current state of the student loan industry.… Continue Reading
In addition to the proposed payday loan rule released yesterday, the CFPB has issued (1) a “Request for Information on Payday Loans, Vehicle Title Loans, Installment Loans, and Open-End Lines of Credit,” and (2) a report titled “Supplemental findings on payday, payday installment, and vehicle title loans, and deposit advance products.”… Continue Reading
The CFPB published notices in yesterday’s Federal Register seeking comments on the following information collections:
- “Consumer Response Government and Congressional Boarding Forms.” The notice states that the CFPB has developed portals for state and federal agencies and congressional offices to view and search consumer complaint data. While not expressly stated in the notice, based on the CFPB’s use of other boarding forms, it would appear that the boarding forms would have to be completed by an agency or office seeking access to the portals.