HMDA Reporting Revisions Proposed
Proposed changes to reporting requirements for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act are intended to simplify the process while protecting consumer access to credit.
HUD Updates Digital Document Retention Requirements
Electronic document retention requirements for foreclosures on loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration have been updated.
HUD Actions Include Millions in Fines, Fees
Dozens of lenders on government-insured mortgages have faced a multitude of actions, including millions of dollars in penalties and other payments. Impacted lenders include Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp., Fifth Third Bank and U.S. Bank, N.A.
Some Mini-Correspondents Subject to Broker Rules
Guidance has been issued to help mortgage brokers that are transitioning to mini-correspondent lenders better understand whether they are still subject to broker rules.
CFPB Clarifies Ability to Repay Rule
Mortgage servicers are being given some leeway on Ability-to-Repay rule requirements when a borrower dies and heirs inherit the property.
Maintaining Mortgage Servicing Compliance
A recent conference tackled some tough issues facing mortgage servicers and offered guidance on maintaining compliance from compliance and legal experts.
HSBC Settles False Claims Made on Agency Loans
HSBC has agreed to settle claims that it didn't do enough to monitor fees charged by outside attorneys and service providers involved in foreclosures on agency mortgages.
Missouri Bank Fined Over RESPA Violations
A Missouri bank has been fined for allegedly violating the anti-kickback provisions of the Real Estate Procedures Act.
U.S. Bank Reaches FHA Settlement
Just a month after revealing that it was under investigation, U.S. Bancorp has disclosed that it reached a large settlement over the handling of government-insured lending.
Credit Union Settles Maternity Discrimination Charges
Utah's second-largest credit union has settled allegations that it discriminated against prospective mortgage borrowers because they were on maternity leave.