Training for California Attorneys on New CFPB Mortgage Servicing Rules

Interested in learning more about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new mortgage servicing rules that go into effect this month? HBOR_Logo1a

The HBOR Collaborative is sponsoring a two-part webinar focused on the rules.

Part one is on Thursday, January 16, from 12:00 to 1:30 PM (PST).  It will cover the privately enforceable mortgage servicing regulations under RESPA and TILA. Click here for registration.  

“Learn how the qualified written request procedure under RESPA has been completely changed.  Part 1 will also cover new regulations on force-placed insurance, requests for identity of mortgage owner, mortgage payment application, payoff statements, payment change notices, and periodic mortgage statements.” (It is worth 1.5 hours of MCLE credit).

Part two of the webinar is on Thursday, January 23, from 12-1:30 PM (PST) and will focus on loss mitigation procedures (also worth 1.5 hours of MCLE credit). Click here for registration.

“This session will focus on the Regulation X provisions dealing with early intervention, continuity of contact, and loss mitigation procedures (including dual tracking).”

John Rao, staff attorney, at the National Consumer Law Center will be the presenter for both parts of the webinar.

Who is the “HBOR Collaborative?”

The HBOR Collaborative includes the National Housing Law Project (NHLP), and its project partners, Western Center on Law & Poverty, the National Consumer Law Center, and Tenants Together.

They are offering free assistance to California attorneys in implementing the state’s new Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR). The HBOR Collaborative’s free services for consumer attorneys statewide include education, advocacy, technical assistance, litigation support, a listserv for attorneys, and extensive web-based attorney resources.  The Collaborative is also providing internet webinars and live trainings in areas throughout California. To learn more about California HBOR and to register for this and all upcoming trainings, consumer attorneys should go to  Consumer attorneys with specific questions can contact HBOR collaborative staff through that same website.

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