The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a new Market Snapshot that explores first-time homeownership. For households attempting to transition from renting to owning, shifts in the housing and mortgage markets can play a large role in whether they can afford to buy a home. This report investigates the prevalence and ease of first-time homeownership today by comparing current and historical market trends.
This report looks at the impact of the Great Recession on small business lending before, during, and after the Recession across geography and sources of lending.
This report on the Bureau’s September 17th, 2018 Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility Symposium summarizes the panel discussions that took place during the event, and highlights the key themes that stood out from those conversations.
This report describes our fair lending activities in supervision, enforcement, guidance and rulemaking, interagency coordination, and outreach for calendar year 2018.
The Bureau’s annual Fair Lending Report to Congress highlights 2017 work to promote fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit.
BCFP released a new research report on the geographic patterns of credit invisibility. Consumers who are “credit invisible” have no credit histories. This is the third in a series of Bureau studies on consumers with limited credit histories.
Mark your calendar to join the Bureau for a day-long symposium exploring challenges many consumers face in accessing credit.
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We want to raise awareness on ways you can help people in your community become credit visible in a positive way.