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Volume 2014 - Number 31

August 7, 2014

As Servicers Learn to Adjust to New Rules, Attention Turns to Higher Cost of Compliance

The Consumer Financial Potection Bureau has been asked to make certain clarifications to the mortgage servicing rules that took effect early this year amid growing industry concern over the high cost of compliance. In a recent letter to the bureau, the American Bankers Association asked the agency to clarify the application of the “120-day rule,” which prohibits servicers from sending notice or filing for foreclosure unless the borrower is 120 days or more behind on the mortgage payment; requirement for periodic statements for charge-offs; and publication of an interim final rule providing bankrupt borrowers limited exemptions from the servicing rules. Complying with the servicing rules is...

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