Report: Defend the Consumer Bureau

PIRG, Consumer Advocates Join Fight to Protect CFPB in Court

Released by: U.S. PIRG

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Today in a joint effort, advocate groups including Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), Self-Help Credit Union (SHCU), The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG), and Maeve Elise Brown, the Executive Director of Housing and Economic Rights Advocates and Chair of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board,filed a motion to intervene in the case of PHH Corporation v. CFPB. In the filing, the consumer advocacy groups pressed their concerns that the new Trump Administration may not uphold the Dodd-Frank Act reforms that created the consumer protection agency and led to the recovery of billions of consumer dollars.

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