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Items Tagged with 'CFPB'


Community lenders warn CFPB on TRID ‘black hole’

Potential for conflict stems from Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure timelines
The Community Home Lenders Association is calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to address a potential “black hole” for lenders that could arise when the new Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, also called the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, takes effect on Oct. 3.
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You can now review every federal agency (even the CFPB) on Yelp

New agreement allows agencies to claim pages, respond to reviewers
Thanks to a new agreement between the federal government and Yelp, anyone can now rate and post a review of any federal agency on the consumer review-driven website and app. The agencies can now claim their page on Yelp, read and respond to the unfiltered reviews, and even “incorporate that feedback” into improvements to its services.
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Ex-CFPB Deputy Director Antonakes resurfaces with Eastern Bank

Will serve as chief compliance officer
Steven Antonakes, who resigned last month from his position as the deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has found his next role, and it’s one in which he should be able to utilize his experience and expertise — chief compliance officer.
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PHH posts big loss in 2Q

Sets aside $34M for legal and regulatory reserves in 2nd quarter
PHH Corp. went deep into the red in the second quarter. The loss was driven primarily by PHH setting aside a $34 million pre-tax provision for legal and regulatory reserves.
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Fed watchdog: CFPB headquarters' renovation costs “reasonable”

Report says proper controls on spending in place
An audit released on Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Inspector General regarding the controversial cost of renovating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new headquarters says that “construction costs are reasonable” and that controls for oversight are designed appropriately. Not everyone agrees.
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