As the financial services industry continues to monitor the proceedings in Community Financial Services Association of America v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an industry group composed of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has filed a brief as amici curiae cautioning the Supreme Court against a ruling that could call into question all of the CFPB’s regulations.… Continue Reading
The CFPB recently issued a factsheet addressing whether a Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure are required in connection with the assumption of a residential mortgage loan.
As previously reported, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Growth Act) includes a sense of Congress provision that the CFPB should endeavor to provide clearer, authoritative guidance on the applicability of the TRID rule to mortgage loan assumptions.… Continue Reading
Last month, after more than three years of urging by the industry to provide written guidance, the CFPB issued four FAQs on its TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule. In this week’s podcast, we take a close look at the FAQs and what they tell creditors, particularly its guidance on when a corrected Closing Disclosure and new three-day waiting period are required (with a caution for those selling to investors) and the safe harbor for using a model form.… Continue Reading
On February 14, 2018, the United States House of Representatives passed the TRID Improvement Act of 2017, H.R. 3978, by a vote of 245 to 171. The bill would amend the manner in which title insurance premiums are disclosed under the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule.
Under title insurance price structures in many states, when a consumer purchases both an owner’s title insurance policy and lender’s title insurance policy at the same time, a discount is offered on the price of the lender’s title insurance policy. … Continue Reading
Congress is back in session and this Thursday, September 7, the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a one-panel hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals for a More Efficient Federal Financial Regulatory Regime.” The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and will involve the following witnesses:
- Anne Fortney, Partner Emerita, Hudson Cook LLP
- Charles Tuggle, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, First Horizon National Corporation
- Thomas Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S.
In July, the CFPB finalized amendments to the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule. Published in the Federal Register earlier this month, the amendments will become effective on October 10, 2017, with a mandatory compliance date of October 1, 2018.
As we reported previously, on July 7, 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) posted on its website long awaited amendments to the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule, and a proposal to address the so-called “black hole” issue (regarding limits on the ability of a credit to reset tolerances with a Closing Disclosure).… Continue Reading
On October 7, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would provide a safe harbor from the new TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule for a period of five months. By a vote of 303 to 121 the House passed the “Homebuyers Assistance Act” (H.R. 3192), which would provide a hold harmless period until February 1, 2016 for good-faith efforts to comply with the TRID rule, which went into effect October 3, 2015.… Continue Reading
The CFPB has issued a final rule postponing the effective date for all provisions of the TILA-RESPA Final Rule and Amendments to October 3, 2015. The final rule also includes certain technical amendments to reflect the new effective date. The provisions of the final rule related to the delay in the effective date, are effective immediately upon publication in the Federal Register in order to move the effective date for TILA-RESPA Final Rule and Amendments from Saturday, August 1, 2015 to Saturday, October 3, 2015. … Continue Reading