WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau penalized two nonbank mortgage lenders on Wednesday for incorrectly reporting data to regulators in a move certain to draw significant attention from the rest of the industry.

The agency assessed $459,000 in penalties against Mortgage Master and Washington Federal for failure to properly comply with the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975. Lenders are required by law to collect and report mortgage information, including applications, originations and denials by the borrower's race, to financial regulators that publicize the aggregate data annually.

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