Quarterly message and update from Division of Consumer Services Director Cindy Fazio.
A look back at 2020 for the Division of Consumer Services.
A recap of some of the more relevant changes that are still in effect that may impact Division of Consumer Services licensees and consumers.
What are Permissible Investments regulations? And why do state regulators place so much emphasis on them?
Common examination findings from the field.
Tips for preparing for an examination.
Consumer Services has not filed any new rulemakings.
Visit DFI's Rulemaking Webpage for rulemaking activity impacting other DFI industries.
SB 5077 was introduced in the Washington State Senate this session. This bill would remove the requirement for Mortgage Loan Originators to license their residence as a branch location.
HB 1104 was introduced in the Washington State House this session. This bill would extend the Mortgage Lending Fraud Account (MLFA) to June 30, 2027. The MLFA was established to fund criminal prosecution of fraudulent activities related to mortgage lending. The MLFA was set to expire on June 30, 2021.