The CFPB’s headquarters renovations is now the subject of two ongoing projects of the Office of Inspector General (OIG), according to the OIG’s updated work plan as of July 25, 2014.

As the OIG indicates in the work plan, it issued a letter in June 2014 reporting the results of its evaluation of the CFPB’s

The ballooning cost estimates for renovating the CFPB’s Washington, D.C. headquarters was the subject of verbal sparring between Director Cordray and Republican Congressmen during Director Cordray’s most recent appearance before the House Financial Services Committee.  That sparring is likely to become even more heated as a result of a letter issued earlier this week by

We recently reported that the CFPB had issued its first Annual Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Report which provided statistical information for FOIA requests the CFPB received in FY 2013.  It turns out that one of those FOIA requests was made by the Washington Newspaper Publishing Co, which publishes the Washington Examiner.  The company’s FOIA