AFR joined a letter to CFPB Director Chopra requesting that the Bureau address the significant problem of hidden remittance fees allowed under the current CFPB regulations.
Letters to Regulators: Letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Need for Pre-Foreclosure Protections in 2022
AFREF joined a letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra urging for pre-foreclosure protections in 2022 due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic.
Letters to Regulators: Letter to CFPB Expressing Concerns About the Treatment of Earned Wage Access Products
AFREF joined a letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra expressing concerns about the treatment of earned wage access products.
AFR applauds the confirmation of Rohit Chopra as Director of the CFPB.
News Release: Bipartisan legislation would expand Military Lending Act protections on payday loans to veterans and civilians alike
Americans for Financial Reform today applauded the introduction of the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act of 2021, legislation that would extend the 36 percent APR interest rate cap on payday and car-title lenders in the Military Lending Act (MLA) to cover all Americans.
Joint Press Release: Advocates Push for Increased Enforcement and Later Rule Sunset to Prevent Improper Foreclosures as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Servicing Rule
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) released its final rule under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) related to helping homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The rule contains important consumer protections to help stave off unnecessary foreclosures, but the time period for the rule’s foreclosure protections should be extended and the Bureau should vigorously enforce it to ensure homeowners receive the intended protections.
Letters to Regulators: Letter to the CFPB Calling for Strengthened Consumer Protections in Final Debt Collection Rules
AFREF joined a letter to the CFPB calling for greater consumer protections in their final debt collection rules.
AFREF, NCLC, and NHLP submitted detailed comments to the CFPB urging the Bureau to strengthen its make necessary improvements to its COVID loss mitigation proposal to protect the most vulnerable borrowers and strengthen protections against foreclosures.
Letters to Regulators: Letter to the CFPB Urging for Critical Improvements to a Proposed COVID Loss Mitigation Rule
AFREF and 41 organizations sent comments in response to the CFPB’s proposed COVID loss mitigation rule urging the Bureau to make critical improvements to help avoid unnecessary foreclosures and to facilitate streamlined solutions for borrowers facing COVID-19 hardships that will make it possible for them to keep their homes and provide them with the stability they need to recover and rebuild.
Letters to Regulators: Request that CFPB Prohibit Credit Reporting of Rent Arrears Incurred During COVID-19 Pandemic
AFREF joined a letter to the CFPB requesting they prohibit credit reporting of rent arrears incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic