Servicers urged to act quickly in mortgage settlement write-downs

The state of Virginia has arrived at a $63M settlement with 11 banks to resolve claims that they bilked the state’s retirement system by purportedly misrepresenting the quality of residential mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis.

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(WASHINGTON) – House Judiciary Committee ranking member john conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) commented on today’s announcement that the federal government and 49 state attorneys general have reached a $25 billion settlement agreement with the Nation’s five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses.

Banks Urge CFPB To Dial Back Mortgage Servicing Rules. Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act includes many of the changes that were part of the mortgage servicing settlement between.

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In addition, the Bureau issued an interpretive rule under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), relating to servicers’ compliance with certain mortgage servicing provisions as amended by the 2016 Mortgage Servicing Rule. This summary provide a high-level synopsis of the mortgage servicing rule changes.

Definition of Delinquency The August 2016 Amendment to the Mortgage Servicing Rules provides for a standard definition of delinquency which servicers will use to measure time frames for early intervention/contact, the offering of loss mitigation alternatives, and notice of foreclosure.