HUD

CFPB moves to ease fintechs’ regulatory fears

09/10/19

The bureau issued three policies removing the threat of legal liability for approved companies that test new products.

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HUD’s assault on fair lending

09/06/19

With its proposal to restrict disparate-impact claims, the Trump administration seems determined to solve a problem that does not exist.

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HUD plows ahead with effort to restrict down payment assistance

09/04/19

The Trump administration is not backing down even after a federal court blocked guidance that would have limited the operations of national housing funds.

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'You don’t have to like the GSEs': Comments of the week

08/29/19

Readers react to jilted GSE legacy shareholders and a proposal making it harder to cite disparate impact, criticize Democrats asking the CFPB to stop its payday rule revamp and more.

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Will GSE reform get some clarity from long-awaited blueprints?

08/29/19

The mortgage industry will be looking for answers when Treasury and HUD unveil reports on housing finance reform, but the Trump administration’s plans could also raise a whole new host of questions.

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Trump administration takes giant step backward on racial equality

08/23/19

Revamping the doctrine of disparate impact doctrine, as HUD proposes, would gut fair housing enforcement.

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'A compliance nightmare': Comments of the week

08/22/19

Readers react to regulators revamping the Volcker Rule and the U.S. Postal Service getting into banking, criticize HUD's plan to make it harder for consumers to allege discrimination and more.

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HUD plan to alter anti-discrimination rule called 'deeply cynical'

08/16/19

The agency says the "disparate impact" standard needs to be amended to align with a recent Supreme Court ruling. But consumer advocates say the change would make it more difficult for borrowers to allege discrimination under the Fair Housing Act.

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FHA revises proposed mortgage lender certification

08/15/19

The Federal Housing Administration updated its lender certification proposal originally issued this past May, as it looks to ease industry concerns on False Claims Act enforcement.

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HUD to loosen restrictions on FHA insurance for condo loans

08/14/19

The Department of Housing and Urban Development will remove some barriers to government-insured condominium lending next month, including a post-crisis measure housing industry groups have long pressed for a change to.

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