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NCRC applauds confirmation of Rohit Chopra to lead CFPB

Rohit Chopra’s prior experience as an Associate Director and Student Loan Ombudsman at the CFPB and most recently as a Federal Trade Commissioner demonstrates his strong commitment to the CFPB’s core mission to protect American consumers from unfair, abusive or deceptive financial practices and products.

Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, and Housing Policy Organizations Applaud Senator Raphael Warnock’s Introduction of the $100 Billion Downpayment Toward Equity Act, Call for Its Immediate Passage

(Washington, D.C.) — Following Senator Raphael Warnock’s (D-GA) introduction of the Senate companion to the Downpayment Toward Equity Act, which would allocate $100 billion in funding for first-time homebuyers, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, the National Urban League, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, the Center for Responsible Lending, UnidosUS, and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human …

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CRA regulations, examination procedures should include explicit focus on race

Not only is it feasible, it is also constitutional to add a robust consideration of race to the requirements of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a new report argues. The report, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and the civil rights law firm Relman Colfax PLLC, calls on CRA regulators at the Office of …

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Civil Rights, Fair Housing And Consumer Groups Urge Congress to Advance Housing Investment and Equity in Historic Human Infrastructure Bill

Today, national civil rights, housing policy, and consumer protection groups released a letter sent to Congressional leadership and committee chairs calling for inclusion of housing policies that would advance racial and economic equity in the upcoming human infrastructure reconciliation legislation. The letter, linked here, was signed by the Center for Responsible Lending, The Leadership Conference …

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Fed Must Do More to Protect Consumers From Fraud and Mistakes in New P2P Payment System

FedNow System Must Not Launch Until it is Safe The Federal Reserve Board must do more to protect consumers, small businesses and other users from fraud and mistakes in the new “FedNow” instant person-to-person (P2P) system that it is developing, according to comments submitted today by consumer, small business, community and legal services groups.  One …

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