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
- New Data Shows Important Market Segments Remain Locked-out of Conventional Mortgages in Slowly Recovering Housing Market
September 30, 2014
The 2013 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data confirms a persistent lack of access to the conventional mortgage market for African-Americans, Latinos, and middle class families.
- Department of Defense Proposed Rule
September 26, 2014
Today, the Department of Defense released proposed rules to further protect service members and their families from predatory lending practices. Below is a summary of the changes.
- Department of Defense Proposes Rules to Strengthen Military Lending Act,
September 26, 2014
Today, the Department of Defense released proposed rules to further protect service members and their families from predatory lending practices. If fully implemented, these rules will strengthen protections under the Military Lending Act and close loopholes unscrupulous lenders use to target military families with unconscionable high-cost loans.
- High Rates of Student Loan Defaults at For-Profit Colleges
September 24, 2014
This week, the Department of Education released new data about student loan default rates – indicating that for-profit college students continue to experience disproportionately high levels of default.