Bureau announces asset-size threshold adjustments under HMDA (Regulation C) and TILA (Regulation Z) and an annual adjustment under FCRA

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) has announced the asset-size exemption thresholds for depository institutions under Regulation C. The Bureau has also announced the asset-size exemption thresholds for certain creditors under the escrow requirements and small creditor portfolio and balloon-payment qualified mortgage requirements, and the small creditor exemption from the prohibition against balloon-payment high-cost mortgages under Regulation Z. Finally, the Bureau has announced the annual adjustment to the maximum amount consumer reporting agencies may charge consumers for making a file disclosure to a consumer under FCRA.

These adjustments are applicable on January 1, 2019, consistent with relevant statutory or regulatory provisions.

You can access the Regulation C notice at: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy-compliance/rulemaking/final-rules/home-mortgage-disclosure-regulation-c-adjustment-asset-size-exemption-threshold/

You can access the Regulation Z notice at: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy-compliance/rulemaking/final-rules/truth-lending-act-regulation-z-adjustment-asset-size-exemption-threshold/

You can access the FCRA notice at: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy-compliance/rulemaking/final-rules/fair-credit-reporting-act-disclosures/