Letters to Regulators: Federal Insurance Office Request for Information on the Insurance Sector and Climate-Related Financial Risks

AFREF sent a letter to the Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office (FIO) on how the agency can coordinate with state insurance regulators and insurers to have the necessary data, supervisory framework, and prudential regulation in a world where climate-related losses continue to rise and pose risks to the entire financial system.  The post Letters to Regulators: […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to HUD on Evictions in HUD-Assisted Housing and the Interim Final Rule, Extension of Time and Required Disclosures for Nonpayment of Rent 

AFREF joined a letter urging HUD to strengthen its recent Interim Final Rule intended to prevent evictions. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to HUD on Evictions in HUD-Assisted Housing and the Interim Final Rule, Extension of Time and Required Disclosures for Nonpayment of Rent  appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging the OCC to Rescind its 2020 Rule Regarding the CRA

AFREF joined a comment letter in response to the OCC’s proposal to rescind its 2020 rule regarding the Community Reinvestment Act regulations. The letter urges the OCC to rescind the final rule as quickly as possible.  The post Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging the OCC to Rescind its 2020 Rule Regarding the CRA appeared first […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to the Treasury/President’s Working Group on Stablecoin Regulation

AFREF submitted a letter to the Treasury today raising concerns that the President’s Working Group is considering recommending Congress create special bank charters to regulate stablecoins. We instead believe the President’s Working Group should clarify the existing authorities that each of the regulatory agencies have and call on those agencies to exercise their authorities now. […]

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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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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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