The independent structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is constitutional, an appeals court ruled Wednesday in a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to ease regulations on the financial system.
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PHH’s challenge to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau leadership structure rebuked by full Court of Appeals
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson allowed his son to help organize an agency “listening tour” in Baltimore last summer despite warnings from department lawyers that doing so risked violating federal ethics rules, according to internal documents and people familiar with the matter.
In a memo to bureau staff made public by ProPublica, Mulvaney finally laid out his vision for the agency: a government entity that doesn’t “push the envelope.”
Progressive groups are concerned that a housing finance system without Fannie and Freddie in their current state could jeopardize affordable housing.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dropped an investigation triggered by a 2013 ProPublica story about a lender that charges triple-digit interest rates.
In the latest sign that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is pulling back from aggressive enforcement, it dropped an investigation triggered by a 2013 ProPublica story about a lender that charges triple-digit interest rates.
Silicon Valley executive Anthony Noto has left Twitter to become chief executive officer of online lender Social Finance Inc
Interim Director Mick Mulvaney requested zero additional funds for the CFPB in the second quarter of fiscal year 2018.
Gentrification has become a more capacious idea lately. The poor are still gentrification’s victims, but in this new meaning, the harm is not rent increases and displacement — it’s something psychic, a theft of pride and an appropriation of culture.
AmericanBanker, January 17, 2018: Mulvaney launches public review of entire CFPB The CFPB said it plans to publish a series of requests for information in the Federal Register in the coming weeks asking for the public to weigh in on the agency’s enforcement, supervision, rulemaking, market monitoring and education activities. “In this New Year, and under …
Robert Zdeneck’s new book (co-authored with Dee Walsh), “Navigating Community Development: Harnessing Comparative Advantages to Create Strategic Partnerships” how the community development field has evolved over the last 50 years. Read Shelterforce’s book review!
For years, banks have been fighting these requirements to lend to underprivileged people — and President Trump is listening as he continues his war on regulation. The irony is that these rules benefit the same “blue-collar people Donald Trump maintains he represents.
Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock, which manages $6 trillion in investments, told business leaders that if they want to do business with BlackRock moving forward, they’re going to need to contribute to society in addition to making a profit. It’s an enormous step from one of the world’s most influential money managers.
The most significant attempt to loosen rules imposed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis is underway in Congress as the Senate looks to pass legislation within the next month that would roll back restrictions on swaths of the finance industry.