The consent order alleges the bank took excessive time to process borrowers’ applications for foreclosure relief, failed to tell borrowers when their applications were incomplete, denied loan modifications to qualified borrowers, and illegally delayed finalizing permanent loan modifications. Under the terms of the CFPB’s consent order Flagstar:
· Loan Modification and HAMP Litigation Against Lenders and Loan Servicers. Understanding the Impact of the “robo-signing” Consent Orders, the National Mortgage Settlement and the CFPB’s. – Foreclosure look-back review of portfolio samples by independent
CFPB Takes Action Against Flagstar Bank for Violating New Mortgage Servicing Rules. For a time, it took the staff up to nine months to review a single application. In Flagstar’s loss mitigation call center, the average call wait time was 25 minutes and the average call abandonment rate was almost 50 percent.
Regulators’ mortgage servicing consent orders require big banks to conduct a thorough review of their foreclosures. On Friday they were told what "thorough" means. In a four-hour meeting with bank representatives, officials from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) prescribed a more extensive process than the review of a few.
The report, entitled interim status Report: Foreclosure-Related Consent Orders, summarizes progress on activities related to the independent foreclosure review announced November 1, 2011, as well as other activities to enhance mortgage servicing operations, strengthen oversight of third-party service providers and activities related to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS), improve.
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As a result, the review did not review allegations of improper servicing or loss mitigation, such as misapplied payments, unreasonable fees, inappropriate force-placing of insurance, failure to consider adequately a borrower for a loan modification, or requiring a borrower to be delinquent to qualify for a loan modification. 2 The Orders.
FDIC’s Bair Sets to Shatter CRA Myth Foreclosure sales drop to lowest level since 2007 Foreclosure Sales Drop to Lowest Level Since 2007 | Swift. – Ben Lane | April 11, 2014 5:16PM. February’s foreclosure sales and starts dropped significantly from January’s totals to a level not seen since 2007. There were only 36,000 foreclosure sales in February, down 24% from 48,000 in January.Nowhere.’ The facts are simple, Bair said. The lending practices that are causing problems today were driven by a desire for more market share and revenue growth, not because the government encouraged certain lending practices." (FDIC’s Bair Sets to Shatter CRA "Myth", by Kelly Curran, HousingWire.com, December 5, 2008.)
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