The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently issued general policy objectives, which included goals related to mortgages. The main focus of the CFPB’s efforts has been multipronged: to increase its education campaign aimed at improving consumer understanding of the role that ability-to-repay occupies in lending decisions; to integrate the capability of financial decision-making into the lending process; and, last, to investigate and enforce fair lending violations.
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