Letters to Regulators: Letter to ED on Preemption Interpretation

AFREF joined a letter to the Education Department (ED) in response to their interpretation on federal and joint federal-state regulation and oversight of ED’s federal student loan programs and federal student loan servicers. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to ED on Preemption Interpretation appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to NIST on Proposal for Identifying and Managing Bias within Artificial Intelligence

AFREF joined a letter to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in response to their request for comment on their Proposal for Identifying and Managing Bias within Artificial Intelligence.  The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to NIST on Proposal for Identifying and Managing Bias within Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Americans for Financial […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to FRB in Support of FedNow and Urging for Consumer Protections

AFREF and 6 organizations sent a letter to the Federal Reserve Board expressing support for the development of the FedNow Service, the FRB’s real time payments system, and urging the Fed to build sufficient consumer protections into the system so that consumers and small businesses can safely use the system. The post Letters to Regulators: […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to FRB Urging for Consumer Protections in FedNow

AFREF joined our colleagues in sending a letter to the Federal Reserve urging the inclusion of essential consumer protections in the rules and design of the FedNow service, the Federal Reserve’s real time payment system. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to FRB Urging for Consumer Protections in FedNow appeared first on Americans for Financial […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA in Response to Request for Comment on Policy Statement on Fair Lending

AFREF joined several other civil rights, consumer advocacy and housing organizations in sending a letter a comment letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) in response to their request for comment on their Policy Statement on Fair Lending (“Policy Statement”). The letter emphasizes that FHFA’s fair lending oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA Urging the GSEs to Amend the COVID-19 Payment Deferral and Flex Modification to Allow Deferral and Capitalization of Escrow Shortages

AFREF joined a letter to FHFA urging the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) to amend the COVID-19 payment deferral and Flex Modification for COVID-19 impacted borrowers to allow deferral and capitalization of escrow shortages. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA Urging the GSEs to Amend the COVID-19 Payment Deferral and Flex Modification to Allow […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter in Support of HUD’s Proposed Rule to Reinstate the Discriminatory Effects Standard

AFREF and 37 organizations sent a letter in support of HUD’s Proposed Rule to reinstate the discriminatory effects standard. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter in Support of HUD’s Proposed Rule to Reinstate the Discriminatory Effects Standard appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Commenting on HUD’s Mortgage Letter 2021-18

AFREF joined a letter to comment on HUD’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic through Mortgage Letter 2021-18. The letter calls on HUD to take further steps to ensure that its program operates as intended and that borrowers are able to obtain the relief they need to avoid unnecessary foreclosures. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA on Duty to Serve

AFREF and MHAction submitted joint comments on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s duty to serve plans and urged the Enterprises to better protect manufactured housing residents from corporate abuses and increase financing opportunities for mission driven owners. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter to FHFA on Duty to Serve appeared first on Americans for Financial […]

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