A bill that would provide a temporary delay in enforcement and a liability safe harbor period for a new mortgage disclosure rule has the support of CUNA and a number of other financial and housing trade organizations.
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.), along with Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), introduced a bill last week that would provide a temporary delay in enforcement and a liability safe harbor period under the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CPFB) Truth in Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (TILA-RESPA) integrated disclosures rule. The rule currently has an implementation date of Aug. 1; the bill would put a safe harbor in place until Jan. 1, 2016.
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.
"We look forward to working with him going forward, particularly on getting the field-of-membership modernizations across the finish line," CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said Monday after learning NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger was named chair by President Barack Obama.