AFREF joined a letter to FHFA in response to the enterprise equitable housing finance plans request for input.
Many organizations have come out in support of the Stop Wall Street Looting Act, the first comprehensive reform of the predatory private equity industry. This legislation was introduced in Congress today.
In The News: DeJoy’s plan to make U.S. mail slower and more expensive reignites calls for his ouster
“I would say that there is a history of dumping on the postal service, and Congress certainly hasn’t helped the situation over the years,” said Porter McConnell, campaign director of Take on Wall Street, co-founder of the Save the Post Office coalition. “That said, stepping into this history in Louis DeJoy, uniquely ill-suited to the moment.”
AFR joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and many other organizations “to urge [President Biden] to immediately pause the removal of Haitians to Haiti and uphold basic due process and human rights for Haitians seeking asylum at the U.S. border. We also call upon your administration to investigate the treatment of migrants and conditions near the Del Rio, Texas port of entry.”
Take on Wall Street/AFR, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and United for Respect hosted a briefing for Hill staffers on September 23, 2021, to explain why Wall Street needs an excise tax on stock buybacks and why now is the
Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund and the Communication Workers of America sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission urging that the Commission close critical loopholes and exemptions that currently exist in its Forms 13-F and 13-D reports that have been intentionally exploited by hedge fund investors. By doing so, hedge funds can no longer utilize derivatives and other complex financial instruments to build large positions and ambush the management of companies.
Dear President Biden,
We are deeply concerned by the lack of progress being made by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (the Fed) on the assessment and mitigation of climate risk in the financial system. The Fed has failed to take proactive measures to address the risks that banks and the financial system face from climate change. This must change.
“There is no doubt [SEC Chair Gensler] wants to make it very clear that the sheriff is back in town,” says Andrew Park, senior policy analyst at Americans for Financial Reform, an investor advocacy group that earlier this year co-authored a letter to the House
Letters to Regulators: Letter in Support of HUD’s Proposed Rule to Reinstate the Discriminatory Effects Standard
AFREF joined a letter in support of HUD’s Proposed Rule to reinstate the discriminatory effects standard.
Letters to Congress: Letter of Support for Dave Uejio as Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development
AFR joined a letter to Congress in support of the nomination of Dave Uejio as Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.