Last month, as part of its “Know Before You Owe project,” the CFPB began taking comments on two prototypes (named Hornbeam and Ironwood) of a settlement disclosure that combines the final TILA disclosure and the RESPA HUD-1 Settlement Statement. The CFPB received over 3,000 comments on the prototypes. This week, based on those comments, the

In an earlier post about the CFPB’s “Know Before You Owe” project, I commented that it was unclear how the CFPB intended to approach required RESPA/TILA disclosures other than the early TILA disclosure and the RESPA good faith estimate. The project was launched in May to design a simplified mortgage loan disclosure combining the disclosures