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Volume 25 - Number 10

May 12, 2014

CFPB Fair Lending Report Fails to Respond to Congress’ Questions

The CFPB has released its 2014 Fair Lending Report to Congress but apparently left a few gaping holes when it comes to specifically answering some questions various lawmakers of both major parties have raised with bureau personnel, if industry attorneys are correct in their assessment. In the report, the bureau describes how it works to ensure that consumers have fair, equitable and nondiscriminatory access to credit by its use of research, supervision, enforcement, consumer education and outreach, rulemaking and interagency engagement. Among the tools the CFPB highlighted since the last such report to Congress was its Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Database, which enables the public to study trends in the mortgage market. Going forward, “The CFPB will maintain a sharp...

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