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Does the CFPB have jurisdiction of all mortgage-related agencies, borrowers, and servicers? We’ll see, as yesterday, and this proposal should not come as a surprise to any mortgage servicer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a proposal that would broadly halt foreclosure initiations on principal residences from August 31, 2021 until 2022, and change servicing rules to promote consumer awareness and processing of Covid-relief loss mitigation options. This article spells out some of the reasons. I will not opine, but you should ask the head of your servicing department what they think. The devil is in the details. The proposal comes as the housing market is strengthening, loans in Covid-related forbearance are dropping, the unemployment rate is ticking down, and the nation’s…(read more)

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