The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations of campus financial products would ensure that students’ best interests are met.
The Center for American Progress makes comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on ways to improve student loan servicing.
As critics call for deregulation, the CFPB demonstrates America’s need for a financial referee.
Report Aligning lending incentives creates better outcomes for banks and borrowers alike.
Issue Brief The banking industry’s claims that policymakers must roll back financial reform to help small banks do not stand up to scrutiny.
Despite our nation’s progress on marriage equality, it remains legal to discriminate against LGBT workers, customers, students, renters, and homebuyers in a majority of states.
A ruling against disparate impact analysis would be a blow to the nation’s larger civil rights laws and to some of its most vulnerable populations.
Issue Brief America’s homeownership rate stands at its lowest point in two decades. If structured right, lease-purchase agreements could potentially offer consumers a path toward homeownership.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Language Access Plan is a step toward empowering consumers with limited English proficiency to participate fully in the financial marketplace.
Julia Gordon, Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance.
Report Stable, healthy marriages and relationships can bolster the economic security and well-being of adults and children.
Julia Gordon, Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress, recently testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Her testimony provides recommendations for increasing access to safe and affordable credit.
Issue Brief Single-family rental companies can build trust by treating tenants fairly and investing in the communities surrounding their rental homes.
The housing industry and Congress need to address the massive disparities that persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin.
Issue Brief Drawing on the most successful elements of previous efforts is the key to designing strong and effective renter savings programs.