Letters to Regulators: Letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Need for Pre-Foreclosure Protections in 2022

AFREF joined a letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra urging for pre-foreclosure protections in 2022 due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Need for Pre-Foreclosure Protections in 2022 appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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News Release: Labor Department: Retirement Plans and Pensions Right To Consider Sustainability, Jobs, Equity, Workers 

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund (AFREF) applauds the Labor Department for issuing this proposal to better allow and encourage retirement plans and pensions to consider sustainability factors like workers’ rights, racial justice, corporate governance, and climate change when investing. The post News Release: Labor Department: Retirement Plans and Pensions Right To Consider Sustainability, Jobs, […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to CFPB Expressing Concerns About the Treatment of Earned Wage Access Products

AFREF joined a letter to CFPB Director Rohit Chopra expressing concerns about the treatment of earned wage access products. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to CFPB Expressing Concerns About the Treatment of Earned Wage Access Products appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Congress: Letter Calling for Homeownership Funding in the Build Back Better Budget Reconciliation Bill

AFREF joined a letter to Congress urging for the highest possible amount of homeownership funding in the Build Back Better Budget Reconciliation Bill.  The post Letters to Congress: Letter Calling for Homeownership Funding in the Build Back Better Budget Reconciliation Bill appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to Secretary Yellen on Repealing Treasury’s 2019 Guidance on SIFI Designation

AFREF joined a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calling on her to rescind the 2019 guidance under the Trump Administration that made it unduly difficult to designate non-banks as Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFIs). The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to Secretary Yellen on Repealing Treasury’s 2019 Guidance on SIFI Designation appeared first on […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging HUD, VA, and USDA to Extend the Deadline for Borrowers to Start Forbearance Plans

AFREF joined a letter urging HUD, VA, and USDA to extend the September 30, 2021 deadline for borrowers to start forbearance plans due to COVID-19 hardships. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging HUD, VA, and USDA to Extend the Deadline for Borrowers to Start Forbearance Plans appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging ED to Fix the PSLF Program and Cancel Student Debt for Public Service Workers

AFREF joined over 200 organizations in a letter calling on ED to take immediate executive action to deliver on the promise of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) by cancelling debts owed by all public service workers who have served for a decade or more and to improve the PSLF program. The post Letters to Regulators: […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to the SEC on Addressing Loopholes in Forms 13-F & 13-D Reporting

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund and the Communication Workers of America sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission urging that the Commission close critical loopholes and exemptions that currently exist in its Forms 13-F and 13-D reports that have been intentionally exploited by hedge fund investors. By doing so, hedge funds can […]

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