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CFPB proposes foreclosure ban

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to ban foreclosures until 2022, according to a recent proposal. The agency’s notice of proposed rulemaking would amend Regulation X to institute a pre-foreclosure review period that would generally prohibit servicers from starting foreclosure until after December 31, 2021.


CFPB lays out rulemaking agenda

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau outlined its rulemaking agenda for the next six months under Acting Director Dave Uejio.

CFPB settles with Florida lender

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a proposed settlement against Driver Loan, LLC, and its CEO Angelo Jose Sarjeant over violations of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.

CFPB sues auto lender over CFPA violations

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a consent order against 3rd Generation, Inc., for illegally charging interest for late payment on its Loss Damage Waiver product without its customers’ knowledge.