The New York Times reports that almost a year has passed since Congress tried to rein in the banking industry with the new rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. Twenty-eight of the rules are behind in meeting their implementation deadlines, including the risk retention provision requiring lenders to assume some risk in certain home mortgages. Some suggest opposition groups are trying to kill the changes through delay. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner says some members of the U.S. financial community oppose the reforms and are trying to prevent regulators from putting the new rules in place. MHMSM.com has recently reported on critical industry implications of Dodd-Frank, in The Masthead Blog of June 4 entitled Dodd-Frank Reality Check: What is its true impact on Manufactured Housing?