This week, we’re releasing our fifth Fair Lending Report. Read about the actions we took last year to protect people from credit discrimination and what we plan to do this year.
The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
A look at the CFPB’s fair lending focus in the new year.
What you need to know about the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and how it can help you: Know your rights
In October, we celebrate the enactment of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), a law that protects consumers from discrimination in the financial marketplace. This week, we’re doing two blog posts about what ECOA is and how it protects you.
What you need to know about the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and how it can help you: Why it was passed and what it is
In October, we celebrate the enactment of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), a law that protects consumers from discrimination in the financial marketplace. This week, we’re doing a series of blog posts about what ECOA is and how it protects you.
La delimitación ilegal: Acción del CFPB y del Departamento de Justicia requiere que el banco BancorpSouth pague millones de dólares a consumidores perjudicados
El banco BancorpSouth pagará $10.6 millones para responder al problema de la delimitación ilegal y otras alegaciones de discriminación, luego de que por primera vez el CFPB utilizara a personas encubiertas para ayudar a respaldar dichas alegaciones de discriminación.
BancorpSouth Bank will pay $10.6 million to address redlining and other discrimination claims. After, for the first time, we used undercover testers to help support claims of discrimination.
Today, harmed borrowers participating in the settlement were mailed checks by the Ally settlement administrator, totaling $80 million, plus interest. Here’s what to do if you think you should receive a check.
Hudson City Savings Bank to pay $27 million to increase access to credit in Black and Hispanic neighborhoods it discriminated against
The complaint alleges that Hudson City redlined by locating its branches and selecting mortgage brokers nearly all outside of majority-Black-and-Hispanic neighborhoods, among other actions. In other words, it intentionally discouraged potential borrowers from equal access to credit in majority-Black-and-Hispanic neighborhoods in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
On June 26, 2013, in United States v. Windsor, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. This decision has important consequences for our work.