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HMDA enforcement defanged by Trump-led regulators

Added on December 28, 2017

HMDA enforcement defanged by Trump-led regulators

December 22, 2018  It's been a major issue for our industry. In fact, one of our feature stories for the December magazine, written by our Managing Editor Sarah Wheeler, details the new risks HMDA reporting represents for lenders. And earlier this year HousingWire warned lenders that if they think compliance is hard now, just wait until the new HMDA regulations kick in. Most of the 2015 updates to HMDA take effect in January 2018. However, now, both the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — both now led by Trump-administration leaders (more, below) — announced they will not be assessing penalties on HMDA data collected in 2018 and reported in 2019. What's more, the CFPB also intends to open a rulemaking to reconsider…

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CFPB Issues Public Statement on HMDA Compliance

Added on December 28, 2017

CFPB Issues Public Statement on HMDA Compliance

December 21, 2018  HMDA, which was originally enacted in 1975, requires many lenders to report information with respect to applications they receive for certain types of mortgage loans and certain loans that they purchase. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act directed the Bureau to expand the data collected and reported under HMDA to include additional information regarding, for example, mortgage loan underwriting and pricing, and authorized the Bureau to require other data. To that end, the Bureau issued a rule in 2015 that requires financial institutions to collect and report additional mortgage information beginning on January 1, 2018.  In August 2017, the Bureau issued a final rule making technical corrections, clarifying certain reporting…

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2017 Submission format and 2018 Universal Loan ID (ULI) information

Added on November 8, 2016

2017 Submission format and 2018 Universal Loan ID (ULI) information

As part of the upcoming HMDA changes, we are getting a lot of inquiries on two topics in particular. 1) Handling of the HMDA 2017 data submission in February 2018. There are no data changes to the HMDA 2017 data being submitted in February 2018. The only change to the HMDA 2017 submission is that the submission file itself will go from the current fixed-length record format to a pipe "|" delimited format. This change will be available in version 17 of the Comply software, to be released in 2017. 2) In regards to the Universal Loan Identifier (ULI), RATA Comply will be able to accept loans for 2018 either with or without ULI. As part of the Reporting Entity (RE) properties in Comply there will be a field for the Legal Entity ID (LEI). During the import process all loans that are not Action…

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Comply 365 Newsletter: Edition #2

Added on August 31, 2016

Comply 365 Newsletter: Edition #2

The new edition of the "Comply 365" newsletter has been released to give you the latest news on what's happening at RATA Associates.

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