A Practitioner’s Guide to Combating Predatory Lending
Date Published: 06/03/2004
Author(s): Christi Baker, Chrysalis Consulting
Publisher: LISC & Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
This guide covers all aspects of predatory lending, a practice that has adversely affected homeownership among low-income families. In addition to providing definitions and identifying targeted populations, the guide includes some lessons learned for implementing effective strategies to combat these practices. Detailed case studies illustrate how tools like public awareness campaigns can be used in local settings.
Topics: Housing, --Affordable Housing Finance & Development, --Home Ownership