Presented by CFPB staff members Nora Rigby and Darian Dorsey.
Presented by Dory Rand and Spencer Cowan at an Accion Chicago forum.
Presented by Dory Rand at the 2016 National Community Reinvestment Coalition conference in Washington, DC.
Presented by Spencer Cowan at the Illinois Senate Hearing on small business and and impact of predatory lending.
Presented by Spencer Cowan at the South Side Builders Association
Presented by Spencer Cowan at the Housing Action Illinois Annual Conference
Presented by Spencer Cowan and our allies at Illinois Asset Building Group, click here for the video.
Presented by Courtney Eccles at the CFA High-Cost Credit and Payday Loan Summit on December 4, 2013.
Presentation of Tom Feltner, Woodstock Institute vice president at the event entitled “Symposium on Credit Scoring and Credit Reporting” hosted by the National Consumer Law Center and Suffolk Law School on June 6-7, 2012.
This presentation is designed to facilitate a discussion with community organizations on the benefits of CRA, and help prepare written comments, oral testimony, or answer questions on why CRA modernization is necessary to their organization's community investment mission.
Presentation made to the 10th Congressional District Mortgage Roundtable detailing high risk lending and foreclosure patterns in North Cook and Lake counties.
Presentation made at the Illinois Attorney General's Homeownership Preservation Summit describing recent national and regional subprime lending and foreclosure trends.
Presentation made at the Illinois State University Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development conference entitled Micro-credit: An Alternative to Predatory Lending. The presentation lays out the features of many of the most popular forms of high cost emergency credit available to Illinois borrowers. It continues by examining why these types of loans are attractive options for many borrowers despite their high cost and potentially predatory features and considers the possible community development impacts of this type of lending when it is concentrated in lower-income communities. Finally, it discusses several forms of consumer credit that may serve as lower cost alternatives.
Presentation made to the Masters of Community Development program at North Park University on the proliferation of high cost finance in lower-income and minority communities and how research and advocacy organizations help shape the debate on appropriately priced-alternatives.