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.
Since CUNA’s compliance staff compiled a list of changes in mortgage interest reporting under the IRS’s Form 1098, several questions have arisen. CUNA’s compliance staff has been able to connect with a coalition of consumer mortgage lenders to provide answers.
After months of advocacy by CUNA, the CFPB Thursday wrote to CUNA announcing it will initiate a rulemaking this summer to address issues with the bureau’s Truth in Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosures rule.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board voted Wednesday to proceed with its current expected credit loss proposal, which defers the original effective date for one year for entities such as credit unions--a change sought by CUNA in its comments to FASB.