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The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has admitted that the housing market has yet to fully recover from the 2008 recession, although he considered his agency as the key factor in all of the success the industry has experienced i

The battle over whether Richard Cordray should remain as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) or whether he should be fired by the new Trump Administration has intensified, with Cordray’s supporters and detractors taking bold new steps to solidify their respective positions

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The incoming Trump Administration’s decision to prioritize the long-stalled reform of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) has been greeted with praise from the head of the

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced 2017 increases for forward mortgage limits and home equity conve

There appears to be more than a little confusion over whether Dr. Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential hopeful, is going to join the incoming Trump Administration as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Question: We are a lender with a client that is very passionate about NOT signing the Patriot Act Disclosure that is included in our initial closing package. He is a permanent resident alien and claims that the Patriot Act has not been in existence since June 2015 and that a lender should not be requiring him to sign the U.S.

Question: We recognize the requirements of E-Sign. One subject of discussion has been its role in contractually binding our financial institution in mortgage loan originations, especially in the area of consumer disclosures. How valid are electronic signatures? Can electronic signatures be used to enforce contracts?

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has taken her attacks against President-Elect Donald Trump to a new level by demanding that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigate what she dubbed a “chaotic” transition process.

Warren, joined by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), also used her Facebook page to accuse Trump of ripping off taxpayers and profiting from the experience.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is speeding up its efforts to appeal a federal appellate court ruling that declared its power configuration to be unconstitutional.

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