Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA on Duty to Serve

AFREF and MHAction submitted joint comments on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s duty to serve plans and urged the Enterprises to better protect manufactured housing residents from corporate abuses and increase financing opportunities for mission driven owners. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA on Duty to Serve appeared first on Americans for Financial […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to the Federal Reserve on Access to Fed Master Accounts and Financial Services

AFREF submitted a comment to the Federal Reserve on its “Proposed Guidelines for Evaluating Account and Service Requests” urging the Federal Reserve to limit access to its payments systems to well-regulated and well-supervised depository institutions to safeguard rules that protect consumers, ensure the stability of the payments system, and require community reinvestment. The post Letters […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to OMB in Response to Racial Equity RFI

AFREF joined a letter to the Office of Management and Budget in response to their RFI asking for input on how to identify effective methods for assessing whether agency policies, programs, services, processes, and operations equitably serve all eligible individuals and communities, particularly those that are currently and historically underserved. The post Letters to Regulators: […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to the Department of Education on Topics for Upcoming Negotiated Rulemaking

AFREF joined a letter urging the Department of Education to include several topics that would protect borrowers in the upcoming negotiated rulemaking. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to the Department of Education on Topics for Upcoming Negotiated Rulemaking appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging HUD to Provide 12 Months Forbearance to FHA-Insured Borrowers

AFREF joined a letter urging HUD to provide 12 months forbearance to FHA-insured borrowers who start their forbearance plans after July 1, 2021. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging HUD to Provide 12 Months Forbearance to FHA-Insured Borrowers appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging Financial Regulators to Consider Fair Lending Risks in Use of Artificial Intelligence

AFREF and 22 organizations submitted comments in response to the regulators’ Request for Information and Comment on Financial Institutions’ Use of Artificial Intelligence, including Machine Learning, urging the financial regulators to consider fair lending risks of using artificial intelligence and machine learning and enact safeguards to prevent disproportionate adverse impacts from the use of AI/ML […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging HUD to Extend the Foreclosure Moratorium and Deadline to Request Forbearance for FHA Borrowers

AFREF and 154 organizations sent a letter urging HUD to extend the foreclosure moratorium and deadline to request forbearance for FHA borrowers to give them the best opportunity to sustain homeownership beyond the pandemic. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging HUD to Extend the Foreclosure Moratorium and Deadline to Request Forbearance for FHA Borrowers […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Asking for Restored Supervisory and Enforcement Tools in Mortgage Servicing Rules

AFREF, NCLC, NFHA and NHLP sent a letter to the CFPB, FRB, FDIC, OCC, NCUA and CSBS asking the agencies to update the April 3, 2020 Joint Statement on Supervisory and Enforcement Practices Regarding the Mortgage Servicing Rules in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency and the CARES Act to restore key supervisory and enforcement tools […]

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Letters to Regulators: Sign-on letter from Consumer Federation of America to the SEC on Repairing Corporate America’s Broken Reporting Infrastructure

AFREF, alongside 34 other organizations, joined a letter The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) submitted on June 7th to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) raising concerns about the dire state of financial reporting in Corporate America.  The post Letters to Regulators: Sign-on letter from Consumer Federation of America to the SEC on Repairing Corporate […]

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