CRL's staff includes attorneys, researchers, and policy analysts in North Carolina, Washington DC, and California who study and report on predatory lending matters, and monitor legislative and regulatory activity in state capitols and in the nation's capitol. CRL frequently responds to regulators' requests for comments on lending issues. Read our written comments to regulators.

  • CRL Comments to CFPB 0n Proposed Remittance Transfer Rule
    Published: Jan 29 2013      Issue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Comments submitted by CRL and National Council of La Raza concerning the proposed revision of theConsumer Financial Protection Bureau to its final rulemaking onremittance transfers under the...

  • Comment to CFPB: The financial exploitation of older Americans
    Published: Aug 20 2012      Issue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    CRL told the CFPB of abusive financial practices against older Americans. More than 13 million older adults live on $21,800 a year or less. Further, the average credit card debt for these consumers...

  • Comments on Qualified Mortgages to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Published: Jul 9 2012      Issue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mortgage Lending

    The Center for Responsible Lending, Consumer Federation of America and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights responded to the CFPB's request for comments on qualified mortgages. Much...

  • Comments to CFPB on Overdraft Practices
    Published: Jul 6 2012      Issue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Overdraft Loans

    CRL joined with CFA and NCLC to provide the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) with documentation of bank overdraft practices and their impact on consumers. The CFPB should stop banks from...

  • Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Payday Lending Abuses
    Published: Apr 23 2012      Issue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Payday Loans

    Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on payday lending abuses on behalf of several organizations concerned about the documented abuses of payday lenders.

  • Comments to CFPB re Larger Participant Rulemaking
    Published: Aug 15 2011      Issue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Debt Settlement, Installment Loans, Refund Anticipation Loans