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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) highlighted key findings from its fourth quarter 2019 National Delinquency Survey.
11 Feb 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published the written testimony of Kathleen L. Kraninger before the House Committee on Financial Services. The testimony outlines the bureau’s Fall 2019 Semi-Annual Report to Congress.
6 Feb 2020
The Observer Reporter issued an article outlining the possibility of the City of Washington, Pa., to join the Washington County Land Bank.
5 Feb 2020
The Hartford Courant published an article highlighting the appointment of Laura Settlemyer as executive director of the Hartford (Conn.) Land Bank.
5 Feb 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced several additions to its executive team.
30 Jan 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a policy statement providing a common-sense framework on how it intends to apply the “abusiveness” standard in supervision and enforcement matters.
24 Jan 2020
HousingWire published an article detailing a reported impending proposal by California Governor Governor Gavin Newsom for the state to create its own version of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
9 Jan 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced four members who will serve on its Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law.
9 Jan 2020
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed A.5619/S.5160 (An Act to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to the failure to raise the defense of lack of standing in a mortgage foreclosure action). The legislation amends Article 13 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law to protect foreclosure court defendants by allowing more leeway to raise the defense of “standing”.
23 Dec 2019
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed SB 5079A (Zombie Property Remediation Act). The legislation aims to permit municipalities to compel a mortgagee to either complete a mortgage foreclosure proceeding or to issue a certificate of discharge of the mortgage for any property which has been certified abandoned pursuant to article 13 of the real property actions and proceedings law.
18 Dec 2019