CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney Strays Away from Consumer Protection Laws: Lower Income Residents at Risk
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CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney Strays Away from Consumer Protection Laws: Lower Income Residents at Risk

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Every payday, working Americans are reminded of the multiple…

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OP-ED: Rep. Maxine Waters Takes Strong Stand for Fair Housing at HUD  New Legislation Would Restore Revoked Protections and Rules
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OP-ED: Rep. Maxine Waters Takes Strong Stand for Fair Housing at HUD New Legislation Would Restore Revoked Protections and Rules

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) When Dr. Ben Carson was named Secretary of the Department…

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Racial Divides Found in Student Loan Defaults—Unsustainable Debt Trajectory Needs to Be Managed
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Racial Divides Found in Student Loan Defaults—Unsustainable Debt Trajectory Needs to Be Managed

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) With 44 million consumers owing student debt that now…

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OP-ED: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney Fights Payday Regulations that Hurt Consumers
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OP-ED: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney Fights Payday Regulations that Hurt Consumers

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Every day, American school children are taught about this…

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OP-ED: Minnesota’s KleinBank Violated Fair Housing Act, Failed Minority Communities
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OP-ED: Minnesota’s KleinBank Violated Fair Housing Act, Failed Minority Communities

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act is the nation’s most comprehensive mortgage lending report for its…

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OP-ED: Racial Mortgage Disparities Persist as Federal Housing Enforcement Lags
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OP-ED: Racial Mortgage Disparities Persist as Federal Housing Enforcement Lags

Charlene Crowell talks about the role that the Fair Housing Administration played in discriminating against…

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OPINION: Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey
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OPINION: Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey

Charlene Crowell, the deputy communications director for the Center for Responsible Lending, talks about the…

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Trump Era Rollbacks in Lending Regulations Could Make Life Harder for Blacks in the Housing Market
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Trump Era Rollbacks in Lending Regulations Could Make Life Harder for Blacks in the Housing Market

The proposal to overhaul the secondary mortgage market’s government-sponsored enterprises from U.S. Senators Bob Corker…

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CBC Members Question Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions under Trump Appointee
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CBC Members Question Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions under Trump Appointee

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In the wake of a recent series of anti-consumer…

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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.
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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) “If at first you don’t…

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