Reveal exposes modern-day redlining is occurring in at least 61 US cities. In Philadelphia, black applicants there were almost three times as likely to be denied a conventional home purchase loan as white applicants. And this discrimination isn’t just a few banks, nearly two-thirds of mortgage lenders are still discriminating against clients of color.
Media Advisory Washington DC – The National Community Reinvestment Coalition, joined by almost 500 national and local organizations, today sent a set of recommendations to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting to strengthen the Community Reinvestment Act, a landmark civil rights law designed to stop discrimination in banking and housing. […]
There are 5.3 million Americans who are absolutely poor by global standards. This more than in Sierra Leone (3.2 million) or Nepal (2.5 million).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stripped the Office of Fair Lending of its enforcement powers. John Taylor, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition said, “I am appalled to see one of the most effective offices within the CFPB stripped of responsibility to stop redlining, predatory lending, and other discriminatory behavior by financial firms.”
City lab attains draft of new HUD proposal to enforce work requirements and increase rent for millions receiving housing HUD.
PayPal Holdings Inc’s shares fell as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after former parent company eBay Inc said it had signed up a new primary payment processor.
Court rules in favor of consumer protection and finds the CFPB’s independent structure constitutional.
Interim Director Mick Mulvaney has stripped CFPB Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunities of its enforcement powers against redlining and predatory behavior by financial firms.
The independent structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is constitutional, an appeals court ruled Wednesday in a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to ease regulations on the financial system.