WASHINGTON (3/22/16)--Legislation to raise the threshold for Home Mortgage Disclosure Act reporting requirements for small institutions, including many credit unions, has the full support of CUNA. Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, wrote to Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) Monday in support of his Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (1/14/16)--Credit unions meeting certain criteria have requirements in 2016 to report Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data--requirements detailed Wednesday in a regulatory alert sent by the National Credit Union Administration.
The total number of originated loans of all types and purposes declined by about 2.7 million, or 31%, from 2013 to 2014, according to data released Tuesday on 2014 mortgage lending transactions at 7,062 financial institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
CUNA has taken another proactive measure on behalf of credit unions by urging the exemption of credit unions from certain new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Regulation C data reporting requirements in a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray.
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.
The NCUA’s Tuesday announcement that it will repay the U.S. Treasury in full is a good sign for credit unions, said CUNA Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel. The agency will repay the $1 billion outstanding balance before Oct. 31.