2023 Tax Calendar
VIEWpoint Issue 2 | 2022
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On June 28, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a 208-page final rule amending the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) regarding COVID-19 related hardship provisions. This 2021 Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Rule is effective Aug. 31, 2021.
According to the CFPB, over two million homeowners are still in forbearance, and most of those are projected to be in forbearance for more than a year. Over 3% of all borrowers are now four months or more behind on their mortgages, which is the point when a foreclosure may be initiated. The new rules are intended to require servicers to increase their efforts to prevent avoidable foreclosures.
The 2021 rule contains several temporary provisions:
For more information on how the new mortgaging service rule impacts your financial institution, contact Doeren Mayhew’s regulatory compliance specialists.
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