Letters to Regulators: Letter to the CFPB Requesting Rulemaking to Ban Medical Debt from Credit Reports

AFREF joined 91 coalition partners in sending a letter to the CFPB in support of banning all medical debt from consumer credit reports. The letter asks the CFPB to take a step further and address this issue by beginning the rulemaking process to ban medical for medically necessary services. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter […]

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Letters to Regulators: Response to Request for Comment on Proposed Changes to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

AFREF joined civil rights and consumer advocacy organizations in responding to the Appraisal Standards Board’s request for comment on the proposed changes to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice that would add nondiscrimination language to USPAP’s Ethics Rule. The letter recognizes the history and persistence of racial discrimination in appraisals and makes several specific recommendations […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter to the SEC in Support of its Proposal on Shareholder Proposals

AFREF and allies submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission in support of its proposal to update certain substantive bases for exclusion of shareholder proposals. Shareholder proposals are an important part of our corporate governance system, and in the letter, we encourage the Commission to ensure the full range of benefits of […]

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Letter to Regulators: Comment in Response to ED Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Prison Education Programs, 90/10 and Change of Ownership

AFREF joined a comment letter in response to the Education Department’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on prison education programs, 90/10 and change of ownership. The post Letter to Regulators: Comment in Response to ED Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Prison Education Programs, 90/10 and Change of Ownership appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Groups Call On FDIC To Reject Ford Credit’s ILC Charter Application

AFREF joined the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, the National Consumer Law Center (on behalf of its low-income clients) and the Center for Responsible Lending in sending a letter to the FDIC saying that Ford Motor Company should be denied deposit insurance for its proposed new Ford Credit industrial loan company (ILC) charter. The post Letters […]

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