CRL's Media Center
As a non-partisan research and policy organization, we’re here to provide expertise on the financial services industry, whether it’s about mortgage lending, payday loans, credit cards or a host of other products and services that have a daily impact on the wallets and economic well-being of every American.
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Latest Press Releases
- CFPB Research Affirms Payday Debt Trap
March 25, 2014
New research released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on payday lending affirms what CRL has long found about the inherent defects of payday lending and shows that payday loans create a debt trap that makes borrowers worse off.
- Johnson-Crapo Does Not Provide Credit Access for Communities of Color
March 21, 2014
The new Senate proposal to reform the housing finance system would needlessly make mortgages more expensive and less available, announced civil rights groups today.
- Gainful Employment Rule Gains Little for Students
March 14, 2014
The Department of Education’s proposed “gainful employment” rule is a step forward but falls short of protecting consumers from unaffordable debt created by predatory educational programs at for-profit colleges, according to the Center for Responsible Lending.
- Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform Must Serve the Whole Market
March 12, 2014
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson and Ranking Member Senator Mike Crapo announced yesterday a bipartisan agreement on a plan to reform the housing finance system.