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AFR Report: Wall Street and Single Family Rentals
January 17, 2018 – 7:00 am

Press call TODAY at 12 noon ET. For more information: carter@ourfinancialsecurity.org
Report available in PDF form, or embedded below.

AFR Release: Lawsuits Challenge Trump-Mulvaney Attempt to Take Over CFPB
January 12, 2018 – 4:26 pm

Americans for Financial Reform and the Center for Responsible Lending hosted a press call today with leading experts to discuss two ongoing lawsuits concerning the CFPB director and the administration’s attempts to destroy the CFPB’s independence.

Statement to Congress: Oppose Proposals To End Independent Federal Reserve Funding
January 10, 2018 – 12:30 pm

AFR sent a statement to the House Financial Services Committee regarding proposals to end independent funding for Federal Reserve bank regulation and supervision.
AFR Federal Reserve Independent Funding

AFR Memo: Debate on CFPB Mission Strikes Positive Chord With Public
January 10, 2018 – 11:15 am

By overwhelming majorities, across party lines and geographies, the American public supports the mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and rejects standard arguments against it.

AFR Release: New Report Documents Deepening Links Between Payday Lending and Private Equity
December 15, 2017 – 7:43 am

Private equity moguls have invested heavily in the payday and installment lending. The development puts private equity firms in the position to profit from efforts by payday lenders to roll back an important new rule by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

AFR Report: Payday Lending and the Private Equity Business
December 15, 2017 – 7:37 am

New report offers details on over 20 cases of private equity investment in payday lending, and how the new owners or investors seek greater rewards from this predatory business.

AFR Statement: Bipartisan Senate Bill Rewards Banks While Leaving out Consumers
December 13, 2017 – 10:10 pm

A bipartisan majority of lawmakers on the Senate Banking Committee last week rejected a series of public interest amendments in order to advance a bill full of gifts to banks.

Letter to Congress: AFR Opposes Multiple Deregulatory Bills Under Consideration by Financial Services Committee
December 12, 2017 – 11:00 am

AFR sent a letter to the House Financial Services Committee opposing multiple bills that would deregulate big banks and strip away investor protections.
AFR Letter Re HFSC 12-12 Markup