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Advocacy Updates

CFPB Director Cordray Provides Semiannual Report to Senate
On Wednesday, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray gave his semiannual report to the Senate Banking Committee.

During his report, Director Cordray provided a little more clarity regarding the “sensitivity” that the CFPB will give lenders for several months on TRID compliance. Cordray said their early examinations of the rule “will be diagnostic and corrective,” and that he doesn’t think lenders are looking to “exploit consumers on something like this.”

CFPB Launches Monthly Complaint Snapshot to Highlight Trends
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched its first in a series of monthly reports to highlight trends from consumer complaints submitted to the bureau. The Monthly Complaint Report can be found here.

ALTA to Host TRID Townhall on Facebook
On Tuesday, July 28th, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, ALTA will host a TRID Townhall on its Facebook page. This event will feature:

  • Diane EvansNTP, ALTA president; vice president, Land Title Guarantee Co.
  • Dan Mennenoh, ALTA Board member; president, H.B. Wilkinson Title Co.
  • Bill Burding, ALTA Board member; EVP/general counsel, Orange Coast Title Co.

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Current Issues ALTA is Actively Engaged In

The American Land Title Association Government Affairs Team is currently engaged with policymakers and regulators on several issues that could affect the title industry. The following provides information on recent legislative and regulatory issues.

  • QM
  • QRM
  • GSE Reform
  • Tax Reform
  • Harp 2.0/3.0
  • National Mortgage Database
  • Flood Insurance
  • Mortgage Modification/Short Sales
  • Point and Fees
  • REO
  • Legal Advocacy

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