Local Strategies to Stop Predatory Lending

Resource Overview

Predatory lending practices strip wealth from financially vulnerable families and communities. This panel from our 2012 Conference discusses the impact of predatory lending in communities across our country, examines borrowers’ demographics, and highlights advocates’ work at the state and local levels to end predatory practices and develop more responsible lending products.

Presenters:

Rev. Michael Hoy – Pastor, First Lutheran Church & Leader with Illinois People’s Action

Alex Horowitz – Research Manager, Safe Small Dollar Loans Research Project at Pew Center On the States

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