H.R.3705 - Fair Disclosure for Homeowners Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13] (Introduced 09/27/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||12/10/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3705 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/2007)
Fair Disclosure for Homeowners Act of 2007 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require the creditor or servicer of a loan to disclose specified financial information in writing to a consumer concerning the interest rate in effect during the introductory period of a hybrid adjustable rate mortgage which adjusts or resets to a variable interest rate.
Requires such disclosure to include: (1) any index or formula used in making adjustments to or resetting the interest rate and a source of information about the index or formula; (2) an explanation of how the new interest rate and payment would be determined; (3) the best estimate of the creditor or servicer of the amount of the monthly payment that will apply after the date of the adjustment or reset, and the assumptions on which this estimate is based; and (4) a list of alternatives consumers may pursue before the date of adjustment or reset, and descriptions of the actions consumers must take to pursue these alternatives.
Requires periodic statements provided to a consumer by a creditor or servicer, regarding a hybrid adjustable rate mortgage, to include clearly and conspicuously the date on which such mortgage adjusts or resets from a fixed interest rate during the introductory period to a variable rate.