Delinquent mortgages double during the pandemic

The number of homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments has doubled since the pandemic hit last spring, according to a report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

Acting director: CFPB will prioritize consumer input

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will center consumer voices, wrote Acting Director Dave Uejio in a blog post outlining priorities for the agency’s Division of Consumer Education and External Affairs.

CFPB issues semi-annual report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued its fall 2020 semi-annual report, which covers fall 2019 to summer 2020.

Kraninger resigns at CFPB

Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has resigned at the request of President Biden.

Biden nominates Chopra to head CFPB

President-elect Joe Biden announced numerous appointments on Monday, including  Rohit Chopra to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

CFPB settles with Omni Financial

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a consent order against Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc., last week requiring the company to pay a $2.175 million civil money penalty.

CFPB sues debt settlement company

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against DMB Financial over alleged violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule and the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.

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