How is the Government Shutdown Impacting the Federal Banking Agencies and Consumer Financial Services Regulators?
The CFPB and the federal banking agencies—the FDIC, Fed, and OCC— remain open during the government shutdown as their funding does not come from congressional appropriations. However, the shutdown has resulted in the closing of the FTC.
Also closed during the shutdown are many HUD operations and activities. Certain lending-related operations will continue during the shutdown such as the endorsement of FHA-insured loans (with the exception of Home Equity Conversion Mortgages and Title I loans) and Ginnie Mae will continue to operate. Other federal lending programs impacted by the shutdown include those administered by the Small Business Administration which is closed during the shutdown.