For years, the mortgage industry has urged the CFPB to issue informal written guidance on the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule, as well as other rules. The CFPB resisted, providing most guidance in the form of actual rules, webinars or oral statements. The industry believed that it would be a cold day in Hades if the CFPB ever issued guidance similar to the FAQs that the Department of Housing and Urban Development issued to provide guidance on the 2010 Good Faith Estimate rule. … Continue Reading
In today’s Federal Register the CFPB published a correction to the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule supplementary information as published on December 31, 2013 with regard to property taxes and certain similar charges. The move apparently is intended to address an apparent oversight in the TRID rule regarding the treatment for tolerance purposes of property taxes and similar charges paid in advance, but not into an escrow or impound account. … Continue Reading
The CFPB has posted on its website an index to the various questions regarding the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule that were addressed during the five webinars on the rule conducted by CFPB staff.
The index includes a link to the CFPB webpage that has links to the recordings of the five webinars. … Continue Reading
Yesterday, the following four CFPB-related bills were passed by the House Financial Services Committee:
- H.R. 3192, the “Homebuyers Assistance Act”: The bill would provide a hold harmless period for the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule that is scheduled to go into effect on October 3, 2015. Although the CFPB recently delayed the effective date of the TRID rule until such date, it declined to adopt a formal hold harmless period, despite industry calls for such a period.