Letter to HUD asking for needed protections for reverse mortgage borrowers facing challenges due to COVID-19
Joint Letter: 47 Organizations Urge Regulatory Agencies to Suspend All Non-Coronavirus Related Rulemaking Until National Emergency is Over
AFR Education Fund and 46 other organizations sent a letter to regulatory agencies urging them to suspend all non-COVID-19 rulemaking activity. Public advocates and regulatory agencies should focus all resources on responding to the public health emergency and the economic crisis.
AFR Education Fund and 46 other organizations sent a letter to regulatory agencies requesting extensions of all public comment periods during the COVID-19 emergency.
Coalition letter responding to OMB RFI on the important role of current regulatory enforcement processes
AFREF and partners sent a letter to FHFA on how FHFA should approach PACE loans.
Coalition letter to HUD opposing changes to AFFH rule.
Letter to Regulators: AFR Education Fund letter to the CFTC regarding proposed rule on swaps registration thresholds and transaction requirements to cross- border transactions
The Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund wrote a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission urging them to strengthen a proposed rule that would fatally weaken the implementation of Title VII of Dodd-Frank and its application to CFTC-regulated derivatives markets. In the letter, AFR Education
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The AFR Education Fund wrote a letter to the FDIC regarding the analysis of costs and benefits, in which we urged the regulator not to impose a false and excessively narrow framework of “cost-benefit analysis” on their decisions. Download the letter here.
Letter to Regulators: AFR Ed Fund urges SEC to withdraw misguided proposed rules on proxy advisors and resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals
Read or download the full PDF version of the letter. The AFR Education Fund sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing proposed changes to rules concerning proxy voting advisors and resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals. Taken together, the changes will dramatically reduce