Laying the Foundation for Improved Access to Credit for Hispanic Families

July 16, 2009, (July 16, 2009)

Issue: Financial Counseling, Financial Services
Publication Type: Testimony

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This testimony was presented before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services at a hearing titled “Community and Consumer Advocates’ Perspectives on the Obama Administration’s Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals.” NCLR outlines the priorities of communities of color including supporting the establishment of a single agency to promote access to credit and protecting borrowers; holding lenders accountable for being responsible to the borrower; and heightening enforcement for violating consumers’ civil rights.