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.
Banking agencies set a comment deadline of September 19, 2023 for proposed risk management guidance concerning "reconsiderations of value" in real estate transactions.
The OCC, Federal Reserve Board, FDIC and National Credit Union Administration finalized a policy statement for financial institutions on commercial real estate loan accommodations for borrowers during periods of financial stress.
The banking agencies set a comment deadline of August 21, 2023 for a proposed to require mortgage originators and secondary market issuers to ensure that "automated valuation models used in certain credit decisions or covered securitization determinations adhere to quality control standards."