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- Auto Dealers’ Lending Abuses Cost Billions
Published: Nov 9 2009 Issue: Auto Financing
Auto dealers should not be exempt from the CFPA because of predatory financing practices like kickbacks or markups, yo yo scams, and car loan abuses targeted toward African Americans and low- to...
- Consumer groups urge inclusion of car dealers in CFPA
Published: Oct 15 2009 Issue: Auto Financing
The car dealers trade association (NADA) wants exemption from the CFPA. In a sign-on letter CRL and other consumer groups urge House Financial Services Committee to include the car dealers within...
- H.R. 2309, the Consumer Credit and Debt Protection Act
Published: May 12 2009 Issue: Auto Financing, Credit Cards
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection held a legislative hearing on H.R. 2309, the Consumer Credit and Debt Protection Act.
- Car Trouble: Predatory Auto Loans Burden North Carolina Consumers
Published: Apr 30 2009 Issue: Auto Financing
Center for Responsible Lending research finds North Carolina consumers who rely on the dealer to finance their auto loans are vulnerable to a litany of predatory practices. Without fairness and...
- Borrowers do not need to rely on documents violating federal lending law in order to receive actual damages
Published: Mar 18 2009 Issue: Auto Financing
CRL's amicus brief in support of a class of auto loan borrowers in Vallies v. Sky Bank. CRL, along with a number of consumer groups, argues that the Truth in Lending Act does not require borrowers...