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Letters to Regulators: Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund letter opposing the FDIC relaxing the process of resolution planning for Insured Depository Institutions
June 24, 2019 – 1:27 pm

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund raised concerns over weakening resolution planning requirements intended to prepare large bank holding companies for an orderly resolution in conventional bankruptcy without risk to financial stability and without any reliance on extraordinary public support of the failed bank or its counterparties.

Letters to Regulators: Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund letter opposing banking regulators weakening big banks’ resolution planning requirements
June 24, 2019 – 1:19 pm

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund sent a letter to banking regulators opposing a proposal that would make the resolution planning process substantially less stringent than it currently is, and raising concerns over the safety and soundness of individual banks and the effect on U.S. financial stability.

Letters to Regulators: Bank regulators should not weaken prudential rules for U.S. operations of foreign banks.
June 24, 2019 – 1:06 pm

Regulatory agencies purport to “tailor” prudential rules, but they are severely undermining capital and liquidity requirements for foreign banks operating in the U.S.

Letter to HUD: Coalition Letter Asking for DASP Reporting and Deadline Extension Until Reporting Provided
May 31, 2019 – 12:43 pm

Letter to HUD asking for delay of ANPR until note sale data is released

News Release: In Comprehensive Official Comment Letter, Broad Coalition Rebukes Trump-Appointed CFPB Director’s Plan To Gut Payday Loan Rule
May 16, 2019 – 9:57 am

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, as part of a coalition of civil rights, consumer, and labor groups, submitted an official comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau excoriating CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger’s proposal to gut a 2017 rule that was issued to stop payday loan debt traps. The coalition’s comment letter, submitted on the last day of the comment period, is a comprehensive rebuttal to Kraninger’s rationales for rolling back consumer protections on payday loans.

Letters to Regulators: AFR Education Fund comment on FSOC’s proposed guidance weakening oversight of nonbank systemically important financial institutions
May 14, 2019 – 10:11 am

On May 13, 2019, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund sent a letter to the Financial Stability Oversight Council warning about the dangers of weakening oversight of nonbank financial firms even if such a firm could impose a threat to financial stability.

Letters to Regulators: Coalition Letter to the CFPB on PACE financing
May 7, 2019 – 9:47 pm

On March 7, 2019, AFR Education Fund and 25 organizations submitted a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the need for strong consumer protections for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans.
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Joint Letter: Letter to FHFA on Language Access
April 18, 2019 – 2:07 pm

On April 18, 2019, AFR’s Language Access Task Force and several organizations sent a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency in support of its efforts to improve language access for Limited English Proficient borrowers.
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