Tag Archives: consumer protections

Letters to Regulators: CFPB Should Finalize Residential PACE Rule and Develop Consumer Protections for Emerging Green Lending Products

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund submitted a comment letter, endorsed by 20 partner organizations, to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s proposed rule on residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing.  The letter urges the CFPB to finalize the residential PACE rule swiftly to

Blog: Awaiting the Supreme Court Hearing, the CFPB Continues to Defend Consumers

Despite being in a legal fight for its very existence, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to carry out its mission to promote fairness and transparency in our financial system and ensure that consumers are protected from predatory and deceptive practices. Its ability to perform under pressure is one more reason why we need a strong CFPB.

sign for the CFPB outside a building

News Release: Consumer Advocates Urge CFPB to Protect Consumers From “Junk Fees”

WASHINGTON – In response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) call for public input on how to save Americans billions in junk fees charged by financial companies, leading consumer advocacy organizations submitted an extensive comment letter detailing junk fees across a wide range of consumer financial products and services. The letter was submitted by Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), Consumer Federation of America (CFA), the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), and National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) (on behalf of its low-income clients).