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 US Congress. CRL is frequently asked to testify on lending issues before Congress, federal regulators, state legislatures or other government entities. Below is a list of links to our written testimonies.
- Protecting Homeowners: Preventing Abusive Lending While Preserving Access to Credit
November 5, 2003
Prepared Testimony of George Brown, Senior Vice President, Self-Help and Spokesperson, Coalition for Responsible Lending before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity.
- Predatory Mortgage Lending: The Problem, Impact, and Responses
July 26, 2001
Testimony of Martin Eakes,Self-Help CEO and Coalition for Responsible Lending Spokesperson Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
- Public Hearings on Home Equity Lending
July 27, 2000
In 2000, the Federal Reserve Board invited consumers, consumer advocacy organizations, lenders and other interested parties to participate in public hearings on predatory practices in the home-equity lending market.
- Predatory Lending Practices
May 24, 2000