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State of Lending in America
The report outlines predatory lending practices in various fields of consumer lending, and explains why protecting fair, affordable access to credit is vital for both consumers and the U.S. economy.

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Video: Families in Crisis

Mortgage Lending

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What is the impact of subprime foreclosures? Have subprime loans really added to homeownership? Who's getting hurt the most?

CRL joined forces with the National Association of Realtors® to record perspectives on these issues and more. Watch our video to hear comments from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, AARP, an expert on lending in Latino communities, and a Republican state senator who believes lax lending rules led to the current crisis. We also feature eye-opening comments from a former mortgage broker and two families who have lost their homes because of abusive subprime loans.