The Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the FDIC, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the National Credit Union Administration and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors encouraged financial institutions to work with consumers impacted by the federal government shutdown. The agencies expressed concern that affected borrowers may face hardship with regard to making payments on financial obligations, including mortgages, student loans, car loans, credit cards and other types of debt.
The CFPB, Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, National Credit Union Administration and OCC clarified their compliance expectations for mortgage servicers on consumer communication requirements during the pandemic.
The Federal Reserve Board, OCC and FDIC adopted an interim final rule which defers certain regulations requiring an appraisal or evaluation of real estate.
The SEC, the Federal Reserve Board, the OCC, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the FDIC and the Federal Housing Finance Agency reassessed several provisions of the Credit Risk Retention Regulation and decided not to propose any changes at this time.
The Federal Reserve Board, CFPB, FDIC, OCC, National Credit Union Administration and state financial regulators alerted mortgage servicers that they will resume their respective pre-pandemic supervisory and enforcement approaches towards noncompliance with mortgage-servicing rules.