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Choice Act would grant QM status to portfolio mortgages

The new QM rule would recognize all residential mortgage loans held in portfolio by credit unions and other lenders as qualified mortgages for the purposes of the Consumer Financial Protection.

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The CFPB has issued a final rule that revises the definitions of "small creditor" and "rural areas" under Regulation Z of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).

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View or download PDF. April 25, 2017. Dear Representative, On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), we are writing to express our opposition to the "Financial CHOICE Act" and to urge you to oppose this measure. This legislation would be better dubbed "Wall Street’s CHOICE Act," as it would have a devastating effect on the ability of regulators to protect consumers and.

The Financial CHOICE Act, now closer to passage, would significantly impact the mortgage industry By Richard J. Andreano, Jr. & Pavitra Bacon on May 12, 2017 Posted in CFPB Monitor , Federal CFS Monitor , Mortgages

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The financial choice act executive summary The Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10, the "FCA") was passed by the House by a nearly party-. A safe harbor from the QM rules would be provided for mortgages held in portfolio.. of complying with the Ability-to-Repay/QM rule.

What is a Qualified Mortgage? – A lender must make a good-faith effort to determine that you have the ability to repay your mortgage before you take it out. This is known as the "ability-to-repay" rule. If a lender loans you a Qualified Mortgage it means the lender met certain requirements and it’s assumed that the lender followed the ability-to-repay rule.

A bill modifying the definition of points and fees under the Truth in Lending Act passed the House of Representatives yesterday on a voice vote. HR 3211, the Mortgage Choice Act of 2013, exempts.