WASHINGTON (7/24/09)--The Federal Reserve Board has proposed several major changes to Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) that would modify the disclosures required of lenders for closed-end mortgage loans and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs).
The Fed's proposal regarding closed-end home mortgages--which follows recent changes to open-end credit disclosures--is intended to increase consumer awareness of potentially risky features, such as adjustable rates and prepayment penalties. The changes would apply to disclosures for all closed-end credit transactions secured by real property.
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