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.
Take some time to browse the website, where our research and policy positions are organized by topic: mortgages, payday, overdraft, credit cards, auto lending, car title loans, debt collection & settlement.
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Latest Press Releases
- CFPB Unveils Changes to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
July 24, 2014
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a proposed rule to improve the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). In response Center for Responsible Lending president Mike Calhoun comments.
- Americans Agree: Wall Street Regulation Still Needs to be Tougher
July 18, 2014
Nearly five years after the financial crisis, a new national poll shows continued bipartisan support for tough regulation of the financial industry and its products and services, along with a pervasive sense that more needs to be done.
- Report: Consumer Interest, Federal Agencies Moved Consumer Protections Forward
July 18, 2014
2013 was a milestone year for consumer protections, according to a new report by the Center for Responsible Lending. Agency action, advocacy, and public interest around consumer finance all played a critical role in enhancing and expanding legal consumer protections.
- Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion for Subprime Mortgage Scams
July 15, 2014
Today, the US Department of Justice announced a $7 billion settlement with Citigroup; the financial institution will pay a record-setting $4 billion penalty for misleading investors about securities that included toxic mortgages.