Regulation X Policy
The purpose of this Regulation X Policy Template is to address how a bank, credit union, fintech company, or other type of financial institution adheres to Regulation X – “Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act” (RESPA). The purpose of RESPA is to provide borrowers with pertinent and timely disclosures regarding the nature and costs of the real estate settlement process. Also, RESPA protects borrowers against certain abusive practices, such as kickbacks, and places limitations upon the use of escrow accounts. Looking for TRID guidance? See our Regulation Z Policy Template.
Table of Contents
- Purpose and Contents – Topic 1
- Policy Statement – Topic 2
- Definitions – Topic 3
- E-SIGN Applicability – Topic 4
- Coverage – Topic 5
- Application Disclosure Requirements – Special Information Booklet – Topic 6
- Application Disclosure Requirements – Good Faith Estimate – Topic 7
- Use of HUD-1 and HUD-1A Settlement Statements – Topic 8
- Reproduction of Settlement Statements – Topic 9
- Inspection, Delivery and Record keeping of Settlement Statements – Topic 10
- Mailing – Topic 11
- No Fee – Topic 12
- Prohibition Against Kickbacks and Unearned Fees – Topic 13
- Affiliated Business Arrangements – Topic 14
- Title Companies – Topic 15
- Escrow Accounts – Topic 16
- List of Homeownership Counseling Organizations – Topic 17
- Mortgage Servicing – Topic 18
- Audit Policy – Topic 19
- Staff Training – Topic 20
- Retention of Documentation – Topic 21
Includes the following form template:
Recent updates to this product:
CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule on Loss Mitigation Options for Homeowners Recovering from Pandemic-Related Financial Hardships
Joint Release – Federal Agencies Encourage Mortgage Servicers to Work with Struggling Homeowners Affected by COVID-19
CFPB Bulletin 2020-02 – Handling of Information and Documents During Mortgage Servicing Transfers
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