The New Jersey mortgage lender and servicer won a huge victory in January when an appeals court threw out its fine levied by the consumer agency, but the court ruled against the claim that the agency's structure is unconstitutional.
A provision in the Senate's regulatory relief bill that would give manufactured housing retailers more leeway to make financing recommendations has consumer advocates concerned about potential lending abuses, while the industry contends it simply levels the playing field with real estate agents and homebuilders.
A federal appeals court handed a major victory — and a significant defeat — to the CFPB by upholding its constitutional structure while also slapping down the agency's practice of making new interpretations of law through enforcement actions.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined an Indiana title company $1.25 million on Wednesday for steering borrowers to an affiliated title insurer without disclosing that three executives are part owners of the insurer.
A district court judge has ruled in favor of a Louisville, Ky., law firm that was sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013 for allegedly paying illegal kickbacks in exchange for referrals.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's final rule to formalize guidance on a number of TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures compliance points omits an originally proposed fix for the so-called black hole that's created when a mortgage closing is delayed.