A Practitioner’s Guide to Combating Predatory Lending

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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

Type: Guidebook