Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing

Title:
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing
Subject: PACE
Agency: CFPB
Status: ANPR
Summary:
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to solicit information relating to residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. The Bureau will consider the information it receives in response to this ANPR in implementing section 307 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA). In relevant part, EGRRCPA section 307 amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to mandate that the Bureau prescribe certain regulations relating to PACE financing. Specifically, the regulations must carry out the purposes of TILA’s ability-to-repay (ATR) requirements, currently in place for residential mortgage loans, with respect to PACE financing, and apply TILA’s general civil liability provision for violations of the ATR requirements the Bureau will prescribe for PACE financing. The regulations must “account for the unique nature” of PACE financing. This ANPR solicits information to better understand the PACE financing market and the unique nature of PACE financing.
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Date proposed: March 4, 2019
Comments due date: May 7, 2019
Final rule effective date:
Rule compliance date:
Agency release: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing
Related Reg Report item(s):

In response to last year’s reg relief law, bureau proposes ‘PACE’ financing rules (March 4, 2019)

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