Advanced Search

Volume 25 - Number 01

January 6, 2014

Downloads Available: Download File

Consumer Complaints to CFPB Drop Again, With Big Exceptions

Consumer complaints submitted to the CFPB continued moving somewhat erratically on a quarterly basis, generally dropping in the aggregate by 15.0 percent during the fourth quarter, led by a 33.3 percent fall in mortgage gripes, according to a new analysis of bureau data by Inside the CFPB. Also, grievances with consumers’ credit card experiences fell 17.6 percent for the period, followed by credit reports, off 17.5 percent; consumer loans, down 13.1 percent; and bank accounts, which declined by 12.5 percent. (INCLUDES TWO CHARTS)...

Subscribers to Inside the CFPB have full access to all its stories and data online. Visitors may become subscribers for full access or may purchase individual articles and data.

Subscriber Log In

If you are a current subscriber or already purchased this article, please login below.

Forgot your password?

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website?


This biweekly keeps mortgage executives on top of the onslaught of new legal and regulatory issues the industry has been seeing.



You can purchase this article for $350.00 without subscribing and always have access to it on

Pay Per View

Please contact Customer Service if you need assistance: 1-800-570-5744


With rates higher this year, there has been talk of lenders liberalizing their underwriting standards in an effort to increase volume and make up for lower refis.

Do you think your shop will loosen standards over the coming three months?

Yes, but not by much.
Yes, by a lot.
Yes and, heck, we may even do non-QM lending.
No, not at all.
No and we may even tighten credit.

vote to see results