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Lenders can’t discriminate against applicants because of immigration status, feds warn

Banks and mortgage companies are being reminded that they can’t discriminate against loan applicants on the basis of race, national origin or immigration status. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Justice Department today issued a joint statement, saying that consumers have reported being rejected for credit cards as well as for auto, student, personal, and […]

The Waterfront Project’s Response to Jersey City’s Right to Counsel Ordinance

Ordinance would offer free legal representation to low-income tenants Today, April 12, 2023, The Jersey City Council will share its first reading on two core ordinances: Right to Counsel (Ord. 23-030) and collecting Developer Fees to Fund Affordable Housing (Ord. 23-029), which will fund a Right to Counsel program in the City. The Right to […]