CFPB director appears before a congressional subcommittee to discuss whistleblowers' discrimination claims.
While the proposed rule exempts institutions that book fewer than 25 mortgages annually, it also includes new reporting requirements.
Both consumers and the entities about which they complain will post their stories online.
Regulator says borrowers' heirs can be added to a mortgage without triggering ability-to-repay rules.
GE Capital Bank must repay $169M for discrimination and $56M for deceptive marketing.
Operation Choke Point investigation could result in better transparency for all financial regulators.
Oklahoma senator opposes the CFPB's $185M renovation project during a Banking Committee hearing.
A CFPB report says retirees with mortgage debt increased from 22% in 2001 to 30% in 2011.
If the rule is finalized, credit unions could post privacy notices online, instead of mailing them annually.
House Financial Services subcommittee targets two CFPB managers and a union VP who refused to testify April 2.