Using Bankruptcy Law to Provide Relief from Criminal Legal System Debt

May 13, 2021 This webinar will examine the burden of criminal legal system debt on individuals and communities, and guide participants through the benefits and limitations that the Bankruptcy Code presents. Speakers: Amreeta Mathai, American Civil Liberties Union Geoff Walsh, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center Andrea Bopp Stark, Staff Attorney at the [...]


2021-03-18T10:50:56-05:00May 6, 2020|Categories: Predatory Mortgage Origination & Lending|

Group Letter to the House Committee on Financial Services Supporting the Real Estate Valuation Fairness and Improvement Act of 2021, Mar. 17, 2021 Comments Filed with FHFA in Response to their RFI About Appraisal-related Policies, Practices, and Processes, Feb. 26, 2021 FDIC’s New Mortgage Appraisal Rule Ignores Lessons of Great Recession, Aug. 2019 Letter to [...]

Securitization Litigation & Amicus Briefs

2019-03-07T17:34:38-05:00October 15, 2012|Categories: Securitization Litigation & Amicus Briefs|

Beverly Adkins et al. v Morgan Stanley NCLC is co-counsel for African American plaintiffs in a landmark lawsuit brought against Morgan Stanley. The lawsuit claims that the Defendant violated federal civil rights laws, the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act as well as state laws by adopting mortgage securitization policies that caused [...]

Predatory Mortgage Other Resources

2019-03-27T08:37:23-05:00December 14, 2011|Categories: Predatory Mortgage Books, Tools, & Other Resources|

Brochures Advice for Older Consumers About Bankruptcy Dreams Foreclosed: Saving Older Americans from Foreclosure Rescue Scams  Helping Elderly Homeowners Victimized by Predatory Mortgage Loans  HOME A LOAN: A Quick Guide on Reverse Mortgages for Senior Advocates Steps That Advocates Can Take To Help Prevent Foreclosure  Webinars and Presentations The Department of Energy: Best Practice Guidelines [...]

Tax Issues Comments and Letters

2019-03-08T08:00:30-05:00December 14, 2011|Categories: Tax Issues Policy Analysis|

Coalition comments on Draft Best Practice Guidelines for Residential PACE Financing, August 18, 2016 || Press release Letter in Support of the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act of 2013 (updated), Feb. 24, 2014 Letter in Support of the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act, (House and Senate), Dec. 6, 2013 and Press Release (Dec. 19, 2013) Support Letter: Homeowners Still Need Protection [...]

Securitization Comments

2019-03-08T08:01:10-05:00December 14, 2011|Categories: Securitization Policy Analysis|

Comments on Credit Risk Retention by National Consumer Law Center and National Association of Consumer Advocates to the U.S. Department of Treasury, August 1, 2011 Comments on FDIC's Consideration of New Rules for Mortgage Securitizations, February 22, 2010