The CFPB identified trends in the 2022 mortgage market, finding a “significant downturn” in mortgage-lending activities with the exception of lending in open-end lines of credit.
CFPB Director Rohit Chopra praised the mortgage borrowing standards implemented by the CFPB following the 2008 financial crisis. He claimed that recent court cases raising questions about the legitimacy of the CFPB's regulations were "destabilizing" to the housing system.
The CFPB asserted that restrictions imposed by dominant operating systems on point-of-sale payment methods may have an "outsized effect" and hurt the development of a "truly open ecosystem."
CFPB Director Rohit Chopra previewed two rule proposals aimed at preventing the misuse of information collected by data brokers. The CFPB plans to release the new rules for public comment in 2024.
CFPB Director Rohit Chopra and SIFMA President Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. published opposing public statements on proposed revisions to capital requirements for large banking organizations.