Federal Trade Commission July 22, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Mortgage Acts and Practices-Advertising
Document Number: 2011-18605
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-22
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act (Omnibus Appropriations Act), as clarified by the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (Credit CARD Act), the Commission issues this Final Rule and Statement of Basis and Purpose (SBP) relating to unfair or deceptive acts and practices that may occur with regard to mortgage advertising. This Final Rule, among other things: Prohibits any misrepresentation in any commercial communication regarding any term of any mortgage credit product; and imposes certain recordkeeping requirements.