HUD: New Rule Issued Protecting Tenants Facing Eviction for Non-Payment of Rent in HUD-Assisted Properties

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced that it will publish a rule that prohibits the eviction of tenants facing eviction for nonpayment of rent from HUD-subsidized public housing and certain properties with project-based rental assistance without providing a 30-day notice period that includes information […]

FHFA: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Issued to Amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that it is seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework (ERCF) for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises). The proposed amendments would refine the prescribed leverage buffer amount (PLBA) and the capital […]

CFPB: New Proposed Rule Issued on Small Business Lending Data Collection Under Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B)

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is publishing for public comment a proposed rule amending Regulation B to implement changes to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) made by section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). Consistent with section 1071, the Bureau […]

CFPB: Proposed Rule to Shine New Light on Small Businesses’ Access to Credit

Proposal Would Increase Transparency in a $2.4 Trillion Sector of the American Economy and Bolster Fair Lending The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today proposed a new rule designed to help small businesses gain access to the credit they need and deserve by increasing transparency in the lending marketplace. This […]

FDIC: Request for Information on Supervisory Approach to Bank Examinations During the Pandemic Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking feedback and comments from FDIC-supervised financial institutions regarding the FDIC’s supervisory approach to examinations during the pandemic, including the impact of off-site activities on institution operations, the effectiveness of technology used to carry out off-site activities, […]

OCC: Updated Contact Information Issued for Certain Notices and Posters Regarding CRA, Fair Housing Act and Equal Credit Opportunity Act

Summary This bulletin informs national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations (collectively, banks) of the appropriate names and addresses for notices required by the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and for posters under the Fair Housing Act. Banks should […]

CFPB: Interpretive Rule Issued on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday

Interpretive Rule will Help Mortgage Industry Determine How to Handle the June 19, 2021 Holiday The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released an interpretive rule to assist the mortgage industry in determining whether to treat June 19, 2021, as a federal holiday or a business day for purposes of […]

CFPB: Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules Confirmed as January 29, 2022

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced that two final rules issued under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) will take effect as planned, on November 30, 2021. The CFPB issued a proposal in April 2021 that, if finalized, would have extended the effective dates to January 29, 2022. The […]

Interagency Statement on Community Reinvestment Act Joint Agency Action

The Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) are committed to working together to jointly strengthen and modernize regulations implementing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The agencies have broad authority and responsibility for implementing the CRA. Joint agency […]